Tunisian government plans social reforms after week of unrest

By theguardian.middleeast
2018.01.14. 07:17
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Increased aid to the poor and improved healthcare designed to stem a wave of protests which saw hundreds arrestedTunisia’s government plans to increase aid to the poor and improve healthcare following a week of unrest triggered by austerity measures.The social affairs minister, Mohamed Trabelsi, announced on Saturday monthly aid to needy families would rise from 150 dinars (£45) to between 180 and 210 dinars. Related: The Guardian view on Tunisia unrest: riots redux? | Editorial Related: Who is protesting in Tunisia and why? Continue reading...


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