Tunisia recognizes the American Transitional National Council

Tunisian Facebook users have plastered Obama's Facebook page with thousands of messages in support of the Occupy movement:

Among the comments, Tunisian Facebook users circulated "Arab Spring" jokes, such as: "Tunisia is the first country to recognize the American Transitional National Council," referring the revolutionary upheaval in Libya and the global recognition of the Libyan transitional council.

The Facebook users described it as a "virtual surprise attack" on. Many of the recent entries on his 2012 presidential campaign page were bombarded with as many as 20,000 comments each.

"Tunisian people are calling the U.S. authorities to respect freedom of expression and not to resort repression and assault on the rights of American citizens," read one comment, which was reposted by several users.

Another comment read: "Tunisian people denounce violations against the American people by the security forces, which affect the freedom of expression."

Tunisians poke fun at Obama in assault on his Facebook page

(Image: Occupy Philadelphia || Oct 6, 2011, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from janeanger's photostream)