Protests against police brutality in Tunisia met with more violence

The Tunisian League of Human Rights (LTDH) in a statement condemned the violence unleashed by the security forces. They accused the government of prime minister Hichem Mechichi of trying to “silence the voices of protest.”

June 15, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

The protests against police brutality that started on 8 June has been subject to violent police repression in Tunisia. The protests were triggered following the death of a man in police custody who was arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs.

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