tunisian leader essebsi dies at 92

Most of Essebsi's career came well and he outlived most of his peers Tunisia's independence generation.. ... Domestic Tunisia First free Tunisia Essebsi must now take Women's rights in Middle East Feminists Tunisia claim civic space Social Tunisia Taking on..

un / security council members election

The result of the ballot was Niger 191, Tunisia 191, Saint Vincent and Grenadines 185 votes, and Estonia 132 votes.. ... Tunisia's Foreign Minister, Khemaies Jhinaoui, said, Tunisia, democracy, will be the voice for human rights, and will be also the voice for the women and in..


tunisia's indigenous amazighs launch their first political party

There are no official statistics on the number of Amazighs Tunisia,  but unofficial estimates number between 500,000 and million, out of the country's of 11.5 million.  ... She wrote on Facebook May that Akal movement's decision to enter the sphere is detached from Tunisia and idea..


gays in tunisia still suffer under archaic laws

Article 230 A History of Criminalization of Homosexuality Tunisia, paper written by Ramy Khouili and Daniel Levine-Spound.. ... Shams, Tunisia's first LGBT organization, has recorded steady increase in the number of people arrested under Article 230 in the past few years 56 in 2016, 79..

tunisia: truth commission outlines decades of abuse

The real test of Tunisia's willingness to confront its past lies in the authorities actions to prosecute those implicated in abuses based on the commission's evidence and to reform its judiciary and security services, said Amna Guellali, Tunisia at Human Rights Watch.. ... ..

timeline: major mass shootings this decade

Imperial Marhaba hotel, Sousse, Tunisia, June 25, 2015 gunman disguised killing 39 people including Britons, Germans and Belgians as they lounged at more.. ... Bardo National Museum, Tunis, Tunisia, March 18, 2015 Gunmen wearing military uniforms storm Tunisia's museum, killing..


democrat or islamist firebrand — who is tunisia's rachid ghannouchi?

In interview with Al-Monitor, Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of Tunisia's Ennahda party, discusses the forthcoming elections and how Ennahda has shaped post-revolution politics Tunisia.. Rachid Ghannouchi, leader of Islamist Ennahda movement, speaks during the movement's congress Tunis,..

tunisia: bloggers held for criticizing officials

“With Tunisia’s progressive constitution turning five years old on January 26, it is high time for parliament to eliminate these laws that violate its spirit.” . ... Mohamed Ali Bouchiba, a lawyer representing Mak, said that the post stated that the Tunisia’s current economic crisis..

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