Three Reasons Why Tunisian Democratic Transition Works

Peter Lesniak | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Politics
Peter Lesniak

After relatively short post-revolutionary transition period, Tunisian democracy is slowly standing up on its own feet.

Tunisia's Militant Struggle: Elusive Militants of Chaambi Mountains Could be Linked to Algeria

Tam Hussein | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

The Tunisian army is currently fighting militants on the Algerian border in the governorate of Kasserine. The military operation in the Chaambi Mountains is being conducted in close collaboration with their Algerian counterparts. In spite of this, the militants have inflicted considerable damage on the Tunisian army.

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.

Islamists and Democracy

Tam Hussein | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

The biggest mistake would be to treat all Islamists as one monolithic whole.

Former Diplomat Contests Tunisian Leader on Gay Rights

Dan Littauer | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK
Dan Littauer

Farhat Othaman is a researcher and author. He was a senior diplomat who was unfairly dismissed by the administration of the former regime. In his letter he asks Ghannouchi to clarify the direction of Tunisia with respect to freedom of belief, speech, human and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.

Moderate Islamist Party Claims Victory In Tunisia Elections

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

The moderate Islamist Ennahda party has claimed victory in Tunisia's historic elections, after initial results appeared to show it had won the biggest...