🇹🇳 Tunisian police, protesters clash as unrest continues
8 years after the Tunisian Revolution
Thousands of refugees waiting to cross from Libya to Tunisia
Bread riots in Algeria 7-1-2011.wmv
Relief supplies from Libya, official on death toll, number of IDPs
The Tunisian bread riots were a series of violent demonstrations in Tunisia in December 1983 – January 1984 triggered by a rise in the price of bread due to an IMF-imposed austerity program. President Habib Bourguiba declared a state of emergency and the riots were put down by force. Over 100 rioters were killed. The regime was weakened by the upheavals and their aftermath. Three years later General Zine El Abidine Ben Ali seized power in a coup.