For Sale — A Gently Used Bentley: Tunisian Dictator's Luxury Items Go Up for Auction

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Tunisians look at a car during an exhibition and sale of the property of ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunis December 23, 2012. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi (TUNISIA - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR3BV13


It's been two years since the revolution that swept Tunisia's long-time president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali from power. Ben Ali was forced to flee to Saudi Arabia, but it he left behind a palace-full of luxury possessions. The CBC's Middle East correspondent Sasa Petricic went to a sale of the former dictator's belongings. He speaks with anchor Aaron Schachter about some of the items that were up for sale.