Demonstrators in Matmata end sit-in | Tunisia News Gazette

Demonstrators in Matmata end sit-in

Protesters in Matmata, Tataouine, Saturday ended their sit-in “spontaneously” and traffic is back to normal, Delegate Ali Thabet told TAP.

Dialogue s is being continued and focus is on development issues and employment prospects in this tourist area, he indicated.

A number of young people Friday blocked entrances to the city and set tyres on fire, hampering traffic between GabAs and Douz; public offices also closed down. They demanded access to jobs in energy companies, ” the only alternative to the tourism crisis,” and new development programmes for the region.

Source: TAP News Agency

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