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  • Video: Landmark Proposals on Gender Bias and Privacy in Tunisia
    Tunisian authorities should adopt legislation based on the groundbreaking proposals made by a presidentially appointed commission aimed at protecting individual freedoms and eliminating discrimination against women.Human Rights Watch released a vide…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tunisia: Landmark Proposals on Gender Bias, Privacy

    Tunisia: Landmark Proposals on Gender Bias, Privacy

    Tunisian authorities should adopt legislation based on the groundbreaking proposals made by a presidentially appointed commission aimed at protecting individual freedoms and eliminating discrimination against women. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tunisia: Pact for Equality, Individual Freedom

    Tunisia: Pact for Equality, Individual Freedom

    (Tunis) – More than 90 organizations and civil society groups in Tunisia on July 24, 2018 issued a Pact for Equality and Individual Freedoms, outlining the fundamental rights that all Tunisians should enjoy. This pact is being issued to confirm a c…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Tunisian Covenant for Equality and Individual Freedoms
    Because we believe in a Tunisia that brings us all together regardless of our differences, colors, various life styles and diverse beliefs; because we support this freedom that we have so partially reached; because all of us, individuals and society,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tunisia: Lawmaker Sentenced for Blog

    Tunisia: Lawmaker Sentenced for Blog

    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 -
  • Video: Detainees Denied Right to Counsel in Tunisia
    Lax enforcement of a new law in Tunisia granting detainees prompt access to a lawyer has weakened the impact of this landmark legislation, even if detainee rights have improved modestly since the law took effect two years ago today.Every year, the p…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tunisia: Lax Enforcement of Right to Lawyer

    Tunisia: Lax Enforcement of Right to Lawyer

    Lax enforcement of a new law in Tunisia granting detainees prompt access to a lawyer has weakened the impact of this landmark legislation, even if detainee rights have improved modestly since the law took effect two years…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • You Say You Want a Lawyer?
     SummaryIn 2016 Tunisia’s parliament adopted the landmark law on the right of those taken into police custody to see a lawyer.  As a result, detainees today are better protected against ill-treatment and forced confessions, but they still suff…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tunisia: Truth Commission Sends Uprising Case to Trial

    Tunisia: Truth Commission Sends Uprising Case to Trial

    (Tunis) – Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission sent its first criminal case stemming from the country’s 2011 uprising, for trial before a system of special courts on May 18, 2018, Human Rights Watch sa…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Politicians Dash Hopes for Justice in Tunisia

    Politicians Dash Hopes for Justice in Tunisia

    Time is running out for justice in Tunisia.The mandate of the Truth and Dignity Commission, set up in 2014 to investigate serious human rights violations of the past, is under threat and could be terminated…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Tunisia

The Guardian: Tunisia News

  • 'I was always a rebel who stood up for my rights': rise of a Tunisian activist – podcast
    When protests in Tunisia sparked revolution across the region and in the Middle East, Aya Chebbi found her political voiceGrowing up in a conservative family in Tunisia, Aya Chebbi was first noticed because of her political blogs during protests that…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Aug 18, 5:56am -
  • Pregnant women among migrants stranded at sea off Tunisian coast
    Two-week ordeal continues for group of 40 denied permission to land as officials say they are Europe’s responsibilityTwo pregnant women are among a group of migrants left stranded at sea for almost a fortnight after Tunisia became the latest of fou…
    - 21 days ago, 25 Jul 18, 6:59am -
  • UK ministers to fund Saatchi campaign for Tunisian government
    Critics dismiss project as PR campaign designed to support country’s contested policies The British government is paying M&C Saatchi to run a media campaign for the Tunisian government in an attempt to win voters over reforms that have sparked some…
    - 44 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 3:00am -
  • A win against England would put Arab spring in Tunisia's step
    National side to play in the World Cup for first time since jasmine revolutionTaher Lwati sat outside a toyshop on one of the quiet avenues that crisscross central Tunis, soaking up the warm evening air and ruminating on the chances of an unlikely fo…
    - 59 days ago, 16 Jun 18, 5:19pm -
  • Dozens drown after migrant boat sinks off Tunisia coast
    Rescuers save at least 60 lives after vessel with about 180 people onboard sankAt least 47 people died and 68 others were rescued after their migrant boat sank off Tunisia’s southern coast, according to the country’s defence ministry.Authorities…
    - 72 days ago, 3 Jun 18, 4:50pm -
  • Return to Tunis: why now is the time to visit this historic city
    Tourism is on the rise in Tunisia after the 2015 terror attacks, but international visitors remain in short supply in its capital, leaving its Roman ruins and key attractions largely emptyIt’s late evening at Tunis’s Sidi Bou Said TGM train stop.…
    - 2 May 18, 1:30am -
  • 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…
    - 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 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…
    - 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…
    - 24 Jan 18, 12:00am -

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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TunisiaOnlineNews

  • 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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