Tunisian Bakers Strike Again Over Unpaid Subsidies

Written by on December 7, 2022

Thousands of bakeries in Tunisia have gone on strike over more than a year of unpaid government subsidies.

Their owners say they are owed nearly 80 million dollar.

Reports gathered say the move follows similar action in October that ended after a partial deal – which bakers say the government has since reneged on.

Meanwhile, bread shortages have been a flashpoint for unrest in Tunisia, which has experienced a spike in protests over food shortages and living conditions.

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