Tunisian protesters demonstrate in Sidi Bouzid on April 29, 2019, after a car crash killed twelve people.
/ AFP / moktar MAHOULI
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About 5,000 Tunisians protested Monday in central Sidi Bouzid city against marginalization and deteriorating conditions, two days after the deaths of 12 female rural workers in a traffic accident.In December, 2010, a young Tunisian vendor named Mohammad Bouazizi set himself alight in a suicide protest over unemployment and marginalization, spreading revolt across the Arab world.Unemployment stands at about 15 percent, up from 12 percent in 2010, due to weak growth and low investment.
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