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Tunisia rocked by protests over price rises

Tunisia rocked by protests over price rises

Widespread violence flares in Tunis and other areas during protests against government’s austerity measuresOne person has died and more than 200 people have been arrested in two nights of widespread
Tunisia protests: authorities accused of indiscriminate crackdown

Tunisia protests: authorities accused of indiscriminate crackdown

Army deployed and more than 500 people arrested in demonstrations against price and tax rises that started at weekendShare your thoughts on the protestsHuman rights campaigners and activists have
Tunisia anti-austerity protests: share your thoughts and reaction

Tunisia anti-austerity protests: share your thoughts and reaction

Austerity measures have sparked widespread and violent protests across Tunisia. We’d like you to share your thoughts and experiencesOne person has died and more than 200 people have been arrested in
Violent protests against austerity sweep Tunisia – video

Violent protests against austerity sweep Tunisia – video

More than 300 protesters were arrested and the army was deployed in several cities as violent demonstrations swept Tunisia for a third night, despite threats of a security crackdown. In Thala, near
Tunisian Jewish Community Targeted as Anti-Regime Protests Rage

Tunisian Jewish Community Targeted as Anti-Regime Protests Rage

The Jewish community of Djerba was targeted on Tuesday night, as violent anti-government protests raged elsewhere in the country.
Who is protesting in Tunisia and why?

Who is protesting in Tunisia and why?

Most taking to the streets are students and the unemployed angry at price and tax rises – and protests are likely to intensifyTunisians from different backgrounds are taking to the streets, though
Hard-won victories of Arab spring  appear more fragile than ever

Hard-won victories of Arab spring appear more fragile than ever

As the protests in Tunisia show, the underlying economic and social grievances that sparked the original regional uprisings remainIn the cradle of the Arab spring, it’s reckoning time again, when the
More than 600 arrested in week of Tunisia unrest as clashes continue

More than 600 arrested in week of Tunisia unrest as clashes continue

Sporadic unrest continued to shake parts of Tunisia Thursday, as authorities said more than 600 people had been arrested in a week of protest as anger at austerity measures boils over on the streets.
Tunisia arrests scores more as activists call for fresh protests

Tunisia arrests scores more as activists call for fresh protests

Tunisian authorities said Friday the number of people detained in a wave of violent protests had risen to nearly 800, as activists angered by austerity measures and rising prices called for renewed
Tunisia escalates crackdown in effort to head off Sunday protest

Tunisia escalates crackdown in effort to head off Sunday protest

Almost 800 people, including opposition leaders, detained in days of unrest as mass demonstrations are called More than 150 people have been arrested in Tunisia in a further sweep by police as
Nearly 800 Arrested in Economic Protests in Tunisia

Nearly 800 Arrested in Economic Protests in Tunisia

Tunisian protesters confronted security forces blocking access to a government office in Tunis on Friday.
Tunisia president meets unions, employers after unrest

Tunisia president meets unions, employers after unrest

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi held talks Saturday with political parties, unions and employers to discuss means to overcome a week of unrest triggered by austerity measures.
Violence flares after Tunisians rally to mark revolution's anniversary

Violence flares after Tunisians rally to mark revolution's anniversary

Teargas used in suburb where protesters accuse Tunisian government of undermining Arab spring’s legacyThousands of Tunisians flooded into the centre of Tunis on Sunday to celebrate the seventh
Tunisia protests mark seven years since Arab Spring uprising

Tunisia protests mark seven years since Arab Spring uprising

Tunisians on Sunday marked seven years since the uprising that launched the Arab Spring, with fresh protests after days of unrest over persisting poverty and unemployment.
Tunisia crisis: ‘Social costs of austerity not on government’s radar’

Tunisia crisis: ‘Social costs of austerity not on government’s radar’

Tunisians marked the seventh anniversary of the Arab Spring uprising with a peaceful rally against austerity measures on Sunday, capping a week of sometimes violent protests triggered by tax and price
Fresh violence in Tunisia after protests marking Arab Spring anniversary

Fresh violence in Tunisia after protests marking Arab Spring anniversary

Violent protests erupted again on Sunday in two areas of the capital Tunis and another town after a relatively calm two days, the latest protests in the country against austerity measures.
Tunisia’s Government Pledges Improvements After Protests

Tunisia’s Government Pledges Improvements After Protests

Tunisians marked the seventh anniversary of their revolution in Tunis on Sunday.
Why Tunisia’s revolutionary fire still burns seven years after Arab Spring uprising

Why Tunisia’s revolutionary fire still burns seven years after Arab Spring uprising

Tunisia on Sunday marked the seventh anniversary of a revolution that saw the ouster of its autocratic leader, sparking the region-wide Arab Spring. But Tunisia’s revolutionary spirit never died, and
The IMF has choked Tunisia. No wonder the people are protesting | Jihen Chandoul

The IMF has choked Tunisia. No wonder the people are protesting | Jihen Chandoul

Since the 2011 uprising, the IMF – backed by the G8 – has imposed economic reforms on Tunisia, at a cost to ordinary peopleTunisia has been facing protests across the country at price and tax rises
The IMF has choked Tunisia. No wonder the people are protesting | Jihen Chandoul

The IMF has choked Tunisia. No wonder the people are protesting | Jihen Chandoul

Since the 2011 uprising, the IMF – backed by the G8 – has imposed economic reforms on Tunisia, at a cost to ordinary peopleTunisia has been facing protests across the country at price and tax rises