Thursday, 19th May 2022

Protest in Tunisia

By Guardian Exclusive
17 January 2018   |   1:02 pm
Tunisians are protesting rise in prices of commodities, taxes and unemployment. Akin to the 'Arab Spring' protest that rocked the country in 2011, the violent protests have recorded over 300 arrests so far.


27 Apr 2017
Dimming the lights on their patrol boat, Tunisian coastguards stand in silence scanning the sea for speedboats on clandestine missions to and from Italy.
29 May 2017
Overcrowded hospitals, exhausted staff and, disgruntled patients... Tunisia's public health sector is struggling to heal its many maladies.
8 Dec 2017
Like many other countries, Tunisia is faced with increasing desertification. Yet public awareness remains limited.
29 Mar 2019
Tunisian mountain militants butcher desert shepherds.
16 Jun 2019
The accused couple, "Islamic State" followers, have been charged with preparing a terrorist attack with a poison 6,000 times more lethal than cyanide. They aimed to "kill and wound the largest possible number of people."
11 Jun 2019
in 1994, in Epetedo, Lagos, the late Chief M.K.O. Abiola declared himself president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. We met up with two men who witnessed and played key roles in the historic declaration.
25 Jul 2019
Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has died, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday. Essebsi was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday.
22 Mar 2020
For two years, Tunisian businessman and entrepreneur, Karim Arafa, has been touring schools and hospitals to collect scrap and discarded furniture, and in his Tunis workshop, he gives them a makeover.
8 Sep 2020
Two policemen have been stabbed, one of them fatally, in the Tunisian city of Sousse. Officers then chased down the three assailants, killing them all. Sousse was the scene of a deadly terror shooting in 2015.
13 Nov 2020
Around 300 Tunisian football fans, who have threatened for weeks to emigrate to Italy in protest over sanctions against their club, board fishing boats and head out to sea.
25 Jan 2021
Clashes broke out for a third consecutive evening Sunday in several Tunisian cities. In the working-class neighbourhood of Ettadhamen on the edge of the capital Tunis, young men hurled rocks at riot police who responded with volleys of tear gas despite a tight lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.
2 Jan 2021
Around 1,000 people have been arrested since unrest broke out earlier this month in Tunisia over economic hardship worsened by the coronavirus pandemic. Protesters have been demanding the release of those detained.