Tunisia seeks to stem wave of night-time street riots

Tunisia braced for further protests Tuesday after hundreds were arrested in four nights of street clashes between riot police and disaffected youths in cities across the North African country. President Kais Saied urged young Tunisians to refrain from further violence even as social media posts called for new rallies. “Do not attack or insult anyone and do not damage private property or state institutions”, he said Monday, warning that “chaos” does not allow progress. Rioting broke out Friday evening, and more than 600 people had been arrested by Monday over the disturbances in which young peo…

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