Making Tunisia non-African again

Making Tunisia non-African again

Saied’s anti-Black campaign
Shreya Parikh
  • Actualité Sciences PoActualité Sciences Po

Since last week, there has been a vicious campaign against sub-Saharan Africans in the streets of Tunisia, following comments by the president. Shreya Parikh writes how anyone who fits the category of ‘African’ – sub-Saharan students and documented or undocumented workers, as well as Black Tunisians are being harassed on the streets by police and civilians, and many attacked, stabbed, and forced into hiding.

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Photography : Camp of sub-Saharan African migrants in front of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) headquarters in Tunis, March 2, 2023 (©Hasan Mrad)

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