New Controversy in Tunisia: Government Suspends Salaries of 17,000 Teachers and Dismisses 350 School Principals

Amid an ongoing economic crisis, Tunisia is facing a highly contentious governmental decision: the suspension of salary payments for 17,000 teachers and the dismissal of 350 school principals. These measures come in the wake of teacher protests demanding higher wages. According to the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT), nearly 30% of teachers are affected by this decision.