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Black Africans punched, beaten at Tunisian airport after claims of racial discrimination
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Black Africans punched, beaten at Tunisian airport after claims of racial discrimination

Claims of racial discrimination circulated on social media this weekend after a group of Black Africans were left waiting at an airport in Tunisia. A video on social media shows Tunisian authorities pushing back a group and jumping a Black man who they punched and hit with batons when frustrations boiled over at the airport. People on social media claimed an airline flight was overbooked and non-Blacks were given priority while Black Africans were made to wait. Tunisia airline has few operable aircrafts but overbooked passengers who waited at the airport for 2 days, then it let only non black Africans to board. When black Africans protested, they were beaten and charged with threatening the police pic.twitter.com/Djm49eHE2o — SᗯᗩᕼIᒪI~ᑭᑌᑎᗪIT (@YussufMwinyi) July 8, 2022 The situ...