News Alerts

08 Jan 2020 | 12:18 PM UTC

Tunisia: Revolution anniversary protest scheduled in Tunis for January 14

Tunisia News Alert

Union schedules revolution anniversary protest in Tunis on January 14; heightened security presence expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/8/2020, 12:00 AM until 1/15/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Tunis). COUNTRY/REGION Tunisia


The General Tunisian Workers Union (UGTT) has called for a protest in Tunis on Tuesday, January 14, amid the ninth anniversary of the revolution that launched the so-called Arab Spring. Participants are expected to gather at Place Mohamed Ali as of 10:30 (local time). Gatherings and associated protests are likely in other urban centers across the country on the same date.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of all gatherings. Clashes between protesters and police cannot be ruled out  


Individuals in Tunis and in Tunisia more generally are advised to monitor the situation, avoid any large demonstrations as a precaution, and anticipate business and transportation disruptions.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news