Tunisia: Protests spread despite government pledge
Tunisia: Police clash with unemployment protesters for third day
TUNISIA:POLICE FIRES TEARGAS AT ANGRY PROTESTS
Tunisia: Thousands protest against the government over unemployment rate
Protest march calls on Tunisian PM to quit
In January 2016, protests erupted in the Kasserine region of Tunisia over unemployment. These unemployment rates were 30% in the region as compared to the national 15.3%. In particular, there was high youth unemployment. The protests consisted of violence against the police and marching on Tunis. The incidents continued for a week injuring 59 officers and 40 protestors until the government imposed a curfew.