Tunisia cracks down with arrests in Italy hazardous waste scandal

Sousse, Tunisia (AFP) Dec 21, 2020
Tunisia arrested a dozen people including its environment minister Monday in a scandal over hundreds of containers of household waste shipped from Italy to the North African country. The 282 containers were seized this summer by Tunisian customs officials in the Mediterranean port city of Sousse. They were declared to be carrying plastic scraps for industrial recycling – but were instea

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