Hundreds of young people took to the streets of the Tunisian Capital on saturday in protest of perceived government corruption and police repression.

The angry youths were demanding the release of the the sons of the nation, in reference to over a thousand people arrested during several nights of demonstrations leading to violent clashes in mid-january.

According to multiple reports, the angry youths marched from Human Rights Square in central Tunis to Habib Bourguiva Avenue with the aim of reaching the interior Ministry but were blocked by deployed security forces.

Tunisia is currently facing political, economic crisis and the second wave of coronavirus.