Tunisia

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  • “Yezzi Fock!” (It’s Enough!) – The Tunisian Intifada

    , by PRINCE Rob

    “Yezzi Fock!” This slogan has become the theme of the nationwide protests in Tunisia which continue unabated. `Enough’ refers to the high levels of unemployment in the country, the pervasive corruption, especially of the two ruling families and the decades of seething repression which has kept (...)

  • Protests continue in Tunisia

    , par RANDEREE Bilal

    Tunisian trade-union sources say more confrontations have occurred between Tunisian security forces and residents in Sidi Bouzid governorate.
    The clashes took place on Saturday night in the towns of al-Ragab and Maknasi in central Tunisia, the sources told Al Jazeera.
    The skirmishes broke out (...)

  • Intervention at the African conference in Johannesburg

    , by PTPD

    Intervention of Comrade Mohammad Jmour on behalf of the Tunisian Patriotic and Democratic Labour Party at the African conference in Johannesburg 19-20 August 2010.
    Tunisian Patriotic and Democratic Labour Party, Thursday, August 19, 2010
    The Tunisian Patriotic and Democratic Labour Party (...)

  • Egypt detains Facebook activists – again

    , by STACK Liam

    Last week, police arrested Ahmed Maher and about 14 other online critics who had organized through the social networking website.
    Cairo,
    Following a general strike in April, life has returned to normal for most Egyptians. But many activists and factory workers sympathetic to the strikers (...)

  • The 18 October Coalition for Rights and Freedoms in Tunisia

    , by HAJJI Lufti

    The 18 October Coalition for Rights and Freedoms was born in 2005 when a consensus was reached among a group of Tunisian political parties and civil associations of diverse, or even contradictory, ideological orientations. It was formed on the basis of common goals rather than on ideological (...)

  • Tunisia: The democratic opposition

    , by KHIARI Sadri, TLILI Olfa

    In a referendum held on Sunday May 26, 2002, Tunisian President Zine el Abidine ben Ali, in power since 1987, won the right to run for re-election in 2004 and 2009. Under key changes approved in the plebiscite, which drew a 99.52 percent ’yes’ vote according to the régime, presidential term limits (...)

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