Category Archives: Tunisia

Tunisia: the revolutionary initiative of the masses continues

Repost from Written by Jorge Martín Friday, 21 January 2011 While the “new” Tunisian government of “national unity” (in fact, stacked with Ben Ali ministers) had its first meeting on Thursday, January 20, and attempted to rush through a series … Continue reading

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Solidarity Demonstration with the Tunisian Revolt

When: Jan 15th 11:00- 13:00 where: Tunisian Consulate San Francisco, 3401 Sacramento St. (@ Walnut) Beginning late last year, Tunisia has erupted into widespread rioting and revolt against unemployment, hunger, and state violence. After 22 year-old student Mohamed Bouazizi was prevented … Continue reading

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Riots in Tunisia escalate after a teenager is killed by the police

Riots and protests in Sidi Bou Zid Governorate in Tunisia enter their seventh day.  During the last week spontaneous protests and riots erupted in Sidi Bou Zid protesting unemployment, poverty, and austerity measures. The Riots were triggered last week by … Continue reading

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