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'Tunisia is finished': smugglers profit as downturn drives European exodus

Growing unemployment, dwindling wages and tax hikes trigger rise in illegal migration and concerns over terrorism Ahmed Souissi describes himself as a civil society activist. In a country where almost every job is unionised, Souissi is the leader of the Union of Unemployed Graduates on the island of Kerkennah: the departure point for Tunisians heading – legally and illegally – to Europe.
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