Tunisia protests

 
Tunisians are back on the streets seven years after the Jasmine Revolution
Tunisians are back on the streets seven years after the Jasmine Revolution
Seven years ago in January a popular uprising in Tunisia ousted President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. This year over 770 Tunisian civilians have been detained and...
Couple’s fate sealed with a kiss in Tunisia
Couple’s fate sealed with a kiss in Tunisia
A Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were convicted this week on appeal in Tunis for “public indecency” after an altercation with police, who...
Tunisian union calls general strike after detention of journalist
Tunisian union calls general strike after detention of journalist
A Tunisian journalist was detained on Friday for accusing the public prosecutor on television late last month of fabricating evidence implicating a...
Assassination of opposition politician sparks protests in Tunisia
Assassination of opposition politician sparks protests in Tunisia
The protesters on Thursday chanted slogans against the Islamist-led government and called for its resignation. "Down with the rule of the...
Tunisia's ruling party dissolves government after opposition leader's killing
Tunisia's ruling party dissolves government after opposition leader's killing
The prime minister's announcement late on Wednesday that an interim Cabinet of technocrats would replace his Islamist-led coalition came at...
Islamist-liberal clashes continue in Tunisia
Islamist-liberal clashes continue in Tunisia
Thousands of Islamist supporters descended on central Tunis on Saturday to confront liberal demonstrators rallying against extremism as lawmakers...
Tunisian revelations
Tunisian revelations
The Force of Obedience: The Political Economy of Repression in Tunisia by Béatrice Hibou, translated by Andrew Brown (Polity Press)
G8 summit pledges $20bn for Arab spring nations
G8 summit pledges $20bn for Arab spring nations
Arab countries in transition to democracy are to be offered as much as $20-billion in aid, loans and debt relief as a result of pledges being...
Tunisia gets new premier after new violence
Tunisia gets new premier after new violence
Tunisia's Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi resigned on Sunday and was replaced by Beji Caid Essebsi, a former minister, after anti-government...
Zuma: Tunisia-like revolts 'impossible' in SA
Zuma: Tunisia-like revolts 'impossible' in SA
President Jacob Zuma is confident that South Africa "will never become a Tunisia", he said in an interview with Beeld published on...
Tunisians vote with their feet and flee
Tunisians vote with their feet and flee
A month after massive protests ousted Tunisia's longtime dictator, waves of Tunisians are voting with their feet, fleeing the country's political...

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