Tunisian youth protest lack of jobs, police brutality

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021

“The people want the fall of the regime!” chanted hundreds of demonstrators at an anti-government protest in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, Jan. 23. Discontent over massive unemployment, rising inflation, lack of social services and police brutality have led to…


Anger at unemployment, regime fuels protests in Tunisia

Vol. 82/No. 4 - January 29, 2018

Extensive working-class discontent with rising prices, unemployment and both major factions of the government led to protest actions over several days in some 20 cities and towns across Tunisia beginning Jan. 7. The government increased the price of fuel and…