Sidi Bou Zid
- There is an' a' a ceety Sidi Bou Said
Sidi Bou Zid or Sidi Bouzid is a ceety o Tunisie. It is the caipital o the governorate o Sidi Bou Zid or Sidi Bouzid in the centre o the kintra. It wis the site o the first clashes o the Tunisian Revolution.
Warld War II
It wis the steid o a battle which teuk place in Februar 1943, pairt o the Tunisie Campaign o Warld War II. This battle began on 14 Februar 1943 at nearbi Faid Pass when the German 10t an 21st Panzer Diveesions attacked elements o the US 1st Airmored Diveesion an 168t Infantry. This Battle o Sidi Bou Zid wis the openin act in wha became kent as the Battle o Kasserine Pass.
Sidi Bouzid Riots
- Main airticle: Tunisian Revolution
On 18 December 2010, clashes occurred in Sidi Bouzid atween residents an the polis follaein the public sel-immolation o Mohamed Bouazizi. Bouazizi wirked as a street vendor an wis protestin the authorities' seizure o his guids. He dee'd o his injuries on 4 Januar 2011.
In early Januar 2011, mair clashes wi the polis in Sidi Bouzid led tae at least 20 daiths.