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Street food in Tunisia: a legislative oversight
| 21 May 2022 | 7 minutes
In the heart of Tunis, by Bab El Khadra, customers flock to the increasingly popular food truck of Habib El Bey. However, on April 30, 2022, in the middle of Ramadan, everything came to a sudden halt: the police arrested Habib El Bey for not having a permit. The problem is that there is no law regulating street food in Tunisia, which leaves the vendors at the mercy of administrative difficulties and police intimidation.
The Gabes Shipwreck: yet another disaster for the local fishermen
| 05 May 2022 | 15 minutes
The oil tanker that sank off the coast of Gabes has reignited concern regarding oil spills in this already heavily polluted region. The immediate danger is supposedly over, but this does not necessarily reassure the local fishermen: for years their working conditions have been steadily deteriorating due to pollution.
The Migration Tragedy
From Zarzis to Tunis, exiles demonstrate against the lack of UNHCR protection
| 23 April 2022 | 15 minutes
Faced with a lack of adequate protection from the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), protesting exiles are demanding to be evacuated from Tunisia. After occupying the agency's offices in Zarzis for several weeks, they gathered "to assert [their] rights and get assistance" in front of the Tunis headquarters.
Economy and Finances
Along the informal route, from Ben Guerdane to Libya
| 08 April 2022 | 10 minutes
In and around Ben Guerdane, goods from Libya abound. With this unstable and sometimes risky cross-border trade, an informal economy has emerged - one that many of the region's inhabitants depend on.
The Migration Tragedy
Confronted with war, Tunisians flee Ukraine
| 03 March 2022 | 7 minutes
With the advent of war, hundreds of Tunisians decided to leave Ukraine, fleeing the fighting and bombing.
The Migration Tragedy
Arbitrary arrests and residence permits: racist ordeals for Sub-Saharans in Tunisia
| 23 February 2022 | 5 minutes
In Tunisia, obtaining a residence permit is often synonymous with administrative difficulties and inequalities in terms of access, particularly for Sub-Saharan Africans. In addition to the administrative difficulties, they have been subject to arbitrary arrests and humiliating treatment for over a month and a half.  
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