TUNISIA POLICE SAY THEY HAVE ARRESTED MORE THAN SIX HUNDRED PEOPLE AS A FOURT NIGHT OF VIOLENT PROTESTERS RETURN TO STREET
Written by miebaka ikiriko on January 19, 2021
Police in Tunisia say they have arrested more than six hundred people as a fourth night of violent protests saw protesters return to the Streets.
On Monday, crowds of mainly young demonstrators again gathered in the Centre of the Capital, Tunis, throwing stones and petrol bombs at Police.
Security forces responded with tear gas and water cannon.
Tunisia faces severe economic problems and a third of its young people are unemployed.
The economic crisis has worsened under the pandemic.