Tunisia

June 24, 2022

Tunisian judges strike for third week after mass sackings

The magistrates denounce the dismissal of 57 judges by president Kais Saied.
June 23, 2022

Tunisia's trade union centre rejects IMF reforms

The head of Tunisia's powerful trade union centre, the UGTT, on Thursday rejected reforms demanded by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a condition for granting a loan to Tunisia.
June 21, 2022

Tunisian president receives first draft of new constitution

A referendum is planned for July 25th, one year since Saied's power grab that saw him suspend parliament and sack the government
June 20, 2022

Tunisian protest constitutional reforms pushed by President Kais Saied

Weekly protests are still persistent in Tunisia. Tunisians took part in a demonstration organized by the National Salvation Front, a coalition of opposition parties and civil society groups, to protest against President Kais Saied and an upcoming July 25 constitutional referendum.
June 17, 2022

Tunisia grinds to a halt as unions challenge president

The powerful UGTT confederation had called on up to three million public sector workers to strike, halting work at 159 state agencies and public companies to demand concessions on salaries and threatened reforms
June 16, 2022

Tunisia's state agencies, companies closed as workers strike for better wages

Tunisians demonstrated Thursday in support of the country’s largest Union call to take to it to the street. Outside the headquarters of the Tunisian General Labour Union protestors salary hikes and concessions on looming reforms.
June 16, 2022

Public workers strike in Tunisia, signaling national crisis

Flights were cancelled, public transport grounded, and government offices were closed in a nationwide strike by Tunisia's public sector on Thursday.
June 15, 2022

Erriadh, the Tunisian village turned into an outdoor art gallery

There are some cities in the world where tourists don’t need to step into a museum to actually come across art pieces. The town of Erriadh on the southern Tunisian resort island of Djerba is one of them. A collective of street artists have used old buildings, houses and walls as their canvas.
June 14, 2022

Tunisia: 35 years on, Medina potter brings colour to his craft

Tunis-based traditional potter Ali Arfaoui has been practising his art for 35 years from his workshop on Sidi Saber in the Medina of Tunis, an UNESCO world heritage.
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