Mahdia protests bring riot cops

Mahdia’s continuing protests over poor roads and services have resulted in the deployment of riot police to the area, while residents have been told that they have to apply for permission to hold peaceful demonstrations.

While they do not believe permits will be granted, residents have vowed that the response will not deter their efforts in continuing to highlight their plight.

“We protested so everyone knows what is happening and someone in authority will take action. Instead, they sent two vanloads of …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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