Are these really bread riots in Tunisia? Have prices really gone up so much?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 13, 2018


You wouldn’t know it from the international media coverage but here’s the so-called price rise that’s supposedly bringing all these angry people onto the streets: petrol has gone up by 50 millemes per litre. Just 50 millemes. To judge how expensive that is, consider the following: The Tunisian dinar is sub-divided into 1,000 millemes. One … Continue reading “Are these really bread riots in Tunisia? Have prices really gone up so much?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK