Top Leaderboard, Site wide
October 25, 2014
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Get Truthdig's headlines in your inbox!


Europe Faces Crunch Decision on Climate Policy






Truthdig Bazaar
A Mercy

A Mercy

By Toni Morrison
$14.37

Hugo!

Hugo!

By Bart Jones
$19.80

more items

 
Ear to the Ground

Angry Crowds Keep Tunisia on Edge

Email this item Email    Print this item Print    Share this item... Share

Posted on Feb 26, 2011
AP / Salah Habibi

Thousands of people gather near the prime minister’s office in Tunis on Friday. Later they were dispersed by police firing tear gas.

Protests continued into the weekend in Tunisia as huge crowds turned out in Tunis to demand the resignation of the country’s interim prime minister, an ally of ousted President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. —JCL

The BBC:

Police and masked men in civilian clothes, armed with sticks, moved through streets looking for protesters.

The renewed protest comes a day after police cleared huge crowds from the streets demanding the resignation of the interim prime minister.

That was the biggest rally since the president fled after weeks of unrest.

On Friday police fired tear gas and warning shots to disperse demonstrators.

Read more

More Below the Ad

Advertisement

Square, Site wide

New and Improved Comments

If you have trouble leaving a comment, review this help page. Still having problems? Let us know. If you find yourself moderated, take a moment to review our comment policy.

By Laura Tattoo, February 26, 2011 at 7:19 pm Link to this comment
(Unregistered commenter)

great crowd. respect.

Report this
 
Right 1, Site wide - BlogAds Premium
 
Right 2, Site wide - Blogads
 
Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network
 
 
 
Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
 
Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network
 

A Progressive Journal of News and Opinion   Publisher, Zuade Kaufman   Editor, Robert Scheer
© 2014 Truthdig, LLC. All rights reserved.