Demonstrations in Tunisia today - Update

Reports indicate that demonstrators are throwing stones and setting cars on fire near the cemetery where the opposition leader will be buried today. Police are firing tear gas in response. Police are also firing tear gas to disperse demonstrators near the Interior Ministry building. At this time, it is reported that Tunis Air has suspended flights and most international flights are affected, although the airport remains open at this time.

Travellers are reminded to avoid all public gatherings and demonstrations in foreign countries due to lack of personal safety.

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