Security forces disperse demonstrators in Kasserine, Tunisia

Security forces used tear gas and fired live ammunition into the air to disperse more than 3,000 demonstrators who felt that the country's new authorities failed to recognize contributions to the revolution by local people.

Travellers to Tunisia should be aware that the country is in a transition with a newly elected government. Travellers should exercise caution and avoid public and political demonstrations that may become violent.

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