"Harraka," or "the burners," according to a CNN report, are North African men and women who enter Europe illegally. They burn their passports and documents upon arrival to avoid being sent back to their oppressive homes. One man, Muhammad Al Bouazizi, found his own form of "harraka." On Dec. 17, 2010, Al Bouazizi set himself on fire outside of Tunisia's government building. In the CNN report, "How a fruit seller caused revolution in Tunisia," explains that Al Bouazizi, an educated man, could not find employment, so he opened a fruit stand. The area's military shut down his stand, saying that he did not have the proper documentation to run the stand. Tunisia citizens reacted to the oppression of Al Bouazizi and his death with demonstrations and protests against the oppressive system they were living under. On Jan. 4, pressure from the demonstrators forced Tunisia President Zine Al Abidine Ben Ali to flee to Saudi Arabia.