Tunisians march against economic woes, police repression

The protests this year began on the 10th anniversary of the resignation of long-time president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali during the Arab Spring protests. The protests were heavily repressed by the police leading to more anger on the streets

January 25, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

Protests against poverty and unemployment have been going for more than a week now in Tunisia. Over 1,000 protesters have been arrested so far, most of them between the ages of 15 to 25.