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Protesters in Tunisia Call for End to Corruption, Police Repression

HeadlineJan 25, 2021

In Tunisia, protesters took to the streets of the capital Tunis Saturday to call out police repression, political corruption and economic conditions. Human rights groups say at least 1,000 people have been detained in ongoing demonstrations in recent days. This is one of the protesters.

Mahmoud Cherni: “We want the state to seek to serve the citizen, not to seek to beat them or bring them to prison and give wealth to people who are not worthy of it and suppress employees and people who are vulnerable. So we went out today as their voice and the voice of the oppressed and marginalized parties inside Tunisia.”

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