Protests in Tunisia Erupt Again Against Police Violence

Published June 16th, 2021 - 10:29 GMT
Tunisian protesters take to the streets against corruption, police repression, and neoliberal reforms (AFP/FILE)
Protests have erupted in Tunisia’s capital Tunis against police violence. The demonstrations, which have now spread to different parts of the city, point to a failure in the revolution that occurred more than a decade ago to reform the police and security forces.  The most recent protests began after 32-year-old Ahmed Ben Ammar died whilst in police custody. The authorities are stating that he died after ingesting marijuana, but his family believes he died as a result of brutal poli

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