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Hundreds of people demonstrated in Tunis in support of President Kais Saied despite criticism over recent arrests of journalists, activists, and lawyers. The European Union, France, and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights expressed concern over the arrests and a police raid on the bar association's headquarters. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch called on Tunisia to respect free speech and civil liberties. This event took place on 05/19/2024 at the following location: Tunis, Tunisia.

Incident Type: Civil Unrest

Event Type: Protest

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: Reuters