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  • Tunisian Police Shut Down Dissent

    Tunisian Police Shut Down Dissent

    Expand Tunisian and rainbow flags were raised at a march against terrorism during the World Social Forum in Tunis, March 2015.  © 2015 Mawjoudin Association…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tunisia: Abusive Treatment During Protests

    Tunisia: Abusive Treatment During Protests

    (Tunis) – In trying to quell the social protests that gripped much of Tunisia during January 2018, police sometimes beat those arrested and denied their right to a lawyer under Tunisian law, Human Rights Watch said. They also arrested some people f…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tunisia: Parliament Member Prosecuted for Insulting Army

    Tunisia: Parliament Member Prosecuted for Insulting Army

    Expand Tunisian protesters stand outside a military court in Tunis as they demonstrate in support of blogger Yassine Ayari during his appeal hearing on March 3, 2015. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Top 5 Reforms Middle East Governments Can Make in 2018

    Top 5 Reforms Middle East Governments Can Make in 2018

    (Beirut) – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) governments can respond to the popular demands of the region’s youth for reform by implementing five changes in 2018 to arbitrary, outdated legal systems that infringe upon citizens’ rights and lib…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tunisia: Slow Reform Pace Undermines Rights

    Tunisia: Slow Reform Pace Undermines Rights

    Expand Tunisians demonstrate against a bill that would protect those accused of corruption from prosecution on Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis, Tunisia, May 13, 2017. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tunisia
    Seven years after ousting its authoritarian president, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia is still facing numerous challenges in consolidating human rights protection.Tunisian lawmakers have made important steps for the consolidation of women’s and…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Global Medical Body Condemns Forced Anal Exams

    Global Medical Body Condemns Forced Anal Exams

    Expand A medical report filled out by a doctor in Kampala, Uganda, after conducting a forced anal examination on a man suspected of consensual same-sex conduct.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • New Reconciliation Law Threatens Tunisia’s Democracy
    On Sept. 13, the Tunisian parliament adopted a law that could threaten its hard-won fledgling democracy. The “administrative reconciliation law” will grant complete impunity to civil servants who were implicated in corruption under former dictato…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Beginning of End for Forced Anal Exams

    Beginning of End for Forced Anal Exams

    Countries around the world should ban the practice of conducting forced anal examinations on men and transgender women accused of consensual same-sex conduct. It’s shocking that in 2017 people are still s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Important steps taken, but human rights violations continue in Tunisia
    Tunisians now enjoy their human rights to a greater extent than they did under President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, whom they ousted in 2011. Since 2011, they have adopted a new constitution, held free and fair legislative and presidential elections,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • Thomas Cook resumes UK flights to Tunisia after Sousse attack
    First British holidaymakers since 2015 travel to country with the tour operator Thomas Cook has resumed flights from the UK to Tunisia for the first time since 2015, when 30 Britons were killed in the Sousse beach attack.About 220 holidaymakers flew…
    - 11 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 10:43am -
  • '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…
    - 12 days ago, 12 Feb 18, 2:00am -
  • Interpol circulates list of suspected Isis fighters believed to be in Italy
    Exclusive: Interpol believes the 50 suspects, all Tunisian nationals, may be attempting to reach other European countriesInterpol has circulated a list of 50 suspected Islamic State fighters who it believes have recently landed in Italy by boat, and…
    - 24 days ago, 31 Jan 18, 5:24am -
  • Bereaved families await justice seven years after Tunisian revolution
    More than 300 died in uprising but there is no list of names and no one is in jail for the attacksSeven years after Tunisia’s revolution, relatives of hundreds of people who died and thousands who were injured in the fight for democracy say they ar…
    - 32 days ago, 24 Jan 18, 12:00am -
  • Young Tunisians know 2011 changed nothing: the revolution goes on | Ghassen Ben Khelifa and Hamza Hamouchene
    Away from tourist sites, a new uprising is boiling up. Can an old order mired in austerity and repression survive this time?In addition to 800 arrests and dozens of injuries, one man has been killed in a violent police crackdown on protests that have…
    - 32 days ago, 23 Jan 18, 9:45am -
  • Anger that drove the Arab spring is flaring again
    Riots in Tunisia echo the events of 2011, when unrest swept the Middle EastWhen the people of Balta wanted to protest, they had to leave town. “This place is so small that blocking the road is like sitting in your own hall – no one notices,” sa…
    - 34 days ago, 21 Jan 18, 2:00am -
  • The IMF has choked Tunisia. No wonder the people are protesting | Jihen Chandoul
    Since the 2011 uprising, the IMF – backed by the G8 – has imposed economic reforms on Tunisia, at a cost to ordinary peopleTunisia has been facing protests across the country at price and tax rises since 3 January – the anniversary of the “br…
    - 38 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 8:59am -
  • Violence flares after Tunisians rally to mark revolution's anniversary
    Teargas used in suburb where protesters accuse Tunisian government of undermining Arab spring’s legacyThousands of Tunisians flooded into the centre of Tunis on Sunday to celebrate the seventh anniversary of the revolution that ousted president Zin…
    - 41 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 4:17pm -
  • The Guardian view on Tunisia unrest: riots redux? | Editorial
    In 2011 Tunisia was the first Arab country to oust its dictator. People power is now targeting democratsTunisia is starting to feel a lot like 2011. Then the self-immolation of a street vendor over repression and unemployment sparked an uprising that…
    - 43 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 1:34pm -
  • Tunisia escalates crackdown in effort to head off Sunday protest
    Almost 800 people, including opposition leaders, detained in days of unrest as mass demonstrations are called More than 150 people have been arrested in Tunisia in a further sweep by police as authorities move to head off major protests this weekend…
    - 43 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 11:31am -

Tunisia Live

  • Transitional Justice in Tunisia: A Painful but Necessary Step Forward

    Transitional Justice in Tunisia: A Painful but Necessary Step Forward

    Recent public hearings of Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission (TDC) saw a painful period of collective introspection for the country’s people. Tales of humiliations, torture, and rape committed over a near-60 year period—starting at around t…
    - 5 May 17, 5:21pm -
  • Education in Tunisia: Beyond the Era of Jalloul

    Education in Tunisia: Beyond the Era of Jalloul

    From the day he held office, Neji Jalloul, the former Tunisian education minister had a very precise (and one he thought to be clever) strategy for how he intended to run his ministry. Apart from the alarming needs of the Tunisian education system, J…
    - 5 May 17, 2:39pm -
  • Life after Death

    Life after Death

    I am going home to Tunisia this summer and the first thing I will be doing is become an organ donor. If you haven’t thought about it yet, now is a good time to do so. According to the National Center of Organ Transplantation Promotion (CNPTO), 80%…
    - 27 Apr 17, 3:42am -
  • British DJ sentenced to prison over call to prayer remix

    British DJ sentenced to prison over call to prayer remix

    A British DJ was sentenced to one year in prison in Tunisia after he remixed a call to prayer in one of his songs during a music festival. The nightclub in the coastal town of Hammamet where the incident took place was immediately shut down after vid…
    - 7 Apr 17, 4:49am -
  • Postcolonialism: A Road To Schizophrenia

    Postcolonialism: A Road To Schizophrenia

    Postcolonialism is the last stage in the process of colonialism. However, it is also the longest one. Although postcolonialism seems to be a liberating phase for previously colonized societies, it is actually nothing but a transition into another era…
    - 30 Mar 17, 5:33am -
  • Women’s Bodies the new battlefield of Tunisian Lawmakers

    Women’s Bodies the new battlefield of Tunisian Lawmakers

    The Tunisian parliament will soon start debating a new set of laws regarding violence against women, proposed by the Ministry of women’s affairs. Honestly, I am neither excited nor delighted. Not only because it is shameful that in 2017, we still d…
    - 29 Mar 17, 9:13am -
  • Tunisian Flight Company Cancels Flights

    Tunisian Flight Company Cancels Flights

    Tunisair, the flag carrier airline of Tunisia, announced the withholding of all of its flights until further notice starting from today. This announcement followed the dispute between crew members of the flight 716 to Paris, and the technical staff.…
    - 9 Mar 17, 11:31am -
  • No hate, no fear: This is what democracy looks like

    No hate, no fear: This is what democracy looks like

    Terrorism has succeeded in feeding fear and anger into Americans, not only harming the Arab world’s transition into democracy, but also shaking the core principles of the American democracy, which was once a leading model of freedom and inclusivity…
    - 7 Mar 17, 1:21pm -
  • Tunisian-Italian relations: the limits of the classic paradigm

    Tunisian-Italian relations: the limits of the classic paradigm

    ” This article was originally published on Herillos blog” Tunisian-Italian relations: the limits of the classic paradigm (by Eugenio Dacrema*) On 8-9 February, the Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi visited Italy where he met Italian Prime Mini…
    - 6 Mar 17, 3:46am -
  • The Tripartite Initiative and the Prospects of a Political Settlement in Libya

    The Tripartite Initiative and the Prospects of a Political Settlement in Libya

    ” This article was originally published on Herillos blog” The Tripartite Initiative and the Prospects of a Political Settlement in Libya By Bacha Khayreddine * The so-called Skhirat agreement, concluded on December 17, 2015, is considered an sati…
    - 3 Mar 17, 4:02am -
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  • Egipto bloquea los mensajes instantáneos

    Egipto bloquea los mensajes instantáneos

    Como un método para tratar de silenciar a los ciudadanos y cohibir la libertad de expresión, el gobierno de Egipto ha decidido bloquear cualquier
    - 23 Mar 17, 6:40am -
  • Peores dictadores del mundo
    Todos los dictadores a través de la historia han empezado sus mandatos por movimientos libertadores o mejor conocidos como revolucionarios. Estos famosos revolucionarios que
    - 21 Mar 17, 12:00pm -
  • Las peores leyes de inmigración en el mundo
    La migración se ha convertido en una grave problemática nivel mundial en los últimos tiempos, tal situación ha traído como consecuencia que los países
    - 21 Mar 17, 11:57am -
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