The wave of racist violence sweeping Tunisia is unlike anything in recent memory. The attacks follow a speech by Tunisia’s President Kais Saied accusing African migrants of conspiring to make Tunisia more African and less Arab. This is the latest in a string of authoritarian moves by the president, and it has protesters back out in the street. But what will happen to the victims of this racism in the meantime?
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In this episode:
- Alpha Turay, a refugee from Sierra Leone living in Tunisia
- Fadil Aliriza (@FadilAliriza), founder and editor-in-chief of @meshkaltn
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