The Tunisian Government has given signals this week that it is will crackdown on production halting 'sit in' protests by unemployed individuals demanding public sector employment, even referring to such protests as 'economic [...]
In an official statement, on February 4, the Ministry of the Interior announced, effective immediately, that the curfew which applied to the entirety of Tunisia was lifted.
Unemployed protesters took to the streets again today, January 28, in the governorates of Kasserine, Gafsa, Kebili, Sidi Bouzid, Beja, Tataouine, Sousse and Kairouan.
Tunisian National Guard spokesman Chibani Khalifa in a statement to Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) reported that since the beginning of the protests 1105 people had been arrested; of which 582 had been arrested for [...]
While respecting a nighttime curfew, across Tunisia protesters made use of the day to resume sit-ins and marches throughout the country which was entering a second week protests over unemployment, corruption and government policies. Unemployment [...]
Approximately three thousand members the Union of Internal Security Forces (SNFSI-Syndicat National des Forces de Securite Interieure) protested outside the Presidential Palace in Carthage (i.e. police, and Presidential Guard) calling on President Beji Caid [...]
The Ministry of the Interior announced that curfew in effect throughout Tunisia would be pushed back by two hours. The nationwide curfew will now be in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., according [...]
On Saturday, after returning from a week abroad at the Davos World Economic Forum and his first visit to France in his official capacity as Prime Minister, Habib Essid held two emergency cabinet meetings, [...]