13 June 2012

Tunisia: Curfew Might Be Extended to Other Regions, Warns Interior Minister

Tunisia has imposed a curfew in the capital and several other areas after a night of rioting. ( Resource: Riots Lead to Curfews in Tunisia )

Le Bardo — Interior Minister Ali Larayedh spoke Tuesday of the possibility of extending to other regions of the country the curfew, imposed on Tuesday in eight governorates including greater Tunis.

"The Tunisian people are readying to live through a critical stage in their history, which requires great sacrifices," the Minister said in his address to constituent members.

"The Interior Ministry is carrying on its fight against acts of violence," he declared, stressing care to preserve security, freedom and human rights.

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