Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi downplayed the protests and blamed the media for exaggerations and 'improper use of freedom'. Essebsi stated the difficulty of the government's situation, which inherited "700, 000" unemployed in a [...]
A second day of protests turned violent in Kasserine, Tunisia, following the death of an unemployed protester. Several dozen protesters took to the streets outside the municipal headquarters in Kasserine, burning tires and clashing [...]
Zied Laadhari the Tunisian Minister of Vocational Training and Employment announced the launch of 'Forsati' an online service for jobseekers.
Representatives of civil society and Sidi Bouzid residents staged a sit-in to protest against the continued marginalization of the region policy. Reiterating the city's call for December 17 to be observed as a national [...]