Chokri Belaid

A Deep State of Mind: Tunisia's Deep State Could be Combatted by Democratic and Social Reforms

Tam Hussein | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

Following the assassination of Chokri Belaid, many opponents criticized Ennahda, the ruling Islamist party, with either direct involvement in his killing or helping to create an atmosphere where such events could take place. The Ennahda party's response to Belaid's assassination was curious.

No Echoes of the Arab Spring in Tunisian Protests Over Death of Chokri Belaid

Felix Tusa | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Politics
Felix Tusa

These protests have not been like the events of two years ago. What has been occurring in Tunisia can be split into two separate groups: honest protesters calling for the removal of a government that they believe encouraged the murder of Chokri Belaid, and rioters attempting to benefit from the state of crisis.