Tunisia rocked by protests over price rises

Widespread violence flares in Tunis and other areas during protests against government’s austerity measures

One person has died and more than 200 people have been arrested in two nights of widespread and violent protests across Tunisia, driven by anger over steep price rises resulting from austerity measures.

Police and army forces were deployed in several cities, including Tebourba, 20 miles (30km) west of the capital, Tunis, where hundreds of young people took to the streets after the funeral of a 45-year-old man who died in the unrest on Monday night.

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Link to article: www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/10/tunisia-rocked-second-night-protests-over-price-rises-austerity-measures

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