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11 Apr 2019 | 03:28 PM UTC

Tunisia: Demonstration reported in Tunis April 11

Tunisia News Alert

Dozens of demonstrators rally in Tunis April 11; heightened security presence and localized disruptions possible over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/11/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/11/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Tunis). COUNTRY/REGION Tunis


Dozens of protesters have reportedly gathered outside the Government Palace in Tunis on Thursday, April 11, to denounce employment grievances. Local reports indicate at least one protester attempted to self-immolate at Place du Gouvernement; security forces extinguished the fire before transporting the protester to the hospital. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected in the La Kasbah area over the coming hours. 


Individuals in Tunis are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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