Tunisia deploys army in several cities as violent protests intensify - News Summed Up

Tunisia deploys army in several cities as violent protests intensify


Over 300 protesters were arrested overnight and the army was deployed in several Tunisian cities in violent demonstrations over prices, taxes and unemployment that have swept the country. The army was also deployed in several other cities, including Sousse, Kebeli and Bizert to protect government buildings that have become a target for protesters. Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Wednesday accused the opposition of fueling dissent by calling for more protests. The army was also deployed in several other cities, including Sousse, Kebeli and Bizert to protect government buildings that have become a target for protesters. Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Wednesday accused the opposition of fueling dissent by calling for more protests.


Source: The North Africa Journal January 11, 2018 08:37 UTC



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