On the third day of protests in Siliana, a town 120km south-west of Tunis, protestors and unions asked for the governor to be replaced, while police used tear gas and lead shots. So far more than 300 have been injured and about 15 blinded.
In the Tunisian town of Siliana hundreds of people were injured during four days of protests, and violent clashes between police and people harboring feelings the government has neglected the region's growing problems. Pictures from 29-30 November.
Hundreds of people protest against police repression in the Siliana governorate. The police brutally dispersed the demonstration and made some arrests. Journalists were also attacked and prevented from filming and photographing.
Dozens of people came forward in Tunis to protest against police repression in Siliana in the center of Tunisia. Protesters chanted slogans against the police repression, the government and they called the Minister of the Interior a terrorist.
Al Jomhouri party held a march protesting against police repression in the governate of Siliana. Several hundred people attend and conduct a protest march on Avenue Habib Bourguiba to gather in front the Ministry of the Interior.
Following the uprising of the people of Siliana against the governor, and various police abuses, including the police use of pellet guns, causing 15 blinding accidents and hundreds of injuries, the people of Tunisia protest for a second day.
Following the uprising of the people of Siliana against the governor, and the various police abuses, due to police use of pellet guns, causing 15 blindings and hundreds of injuries, the people of Tunisia begin to protest.