Tunisia Protests

Seven Years Jail for a Facebook Post: Tunisia's Not-So-Social Media

Emerson Povey | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK
Emerson Povey

A couple of weeks back, UK Attorney General Dominic Grieve announced he would be publishing guidance on social media use to help people stay on the right side of the law. Let's hope he doesn't look to Tunisia for inspiration when determining social media rights from wrongs...

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.

Arab Spring - Revolution & Counter-Revolution

James Denselow | Posted 14.09.2012 | Home
James Denselow

Reuters correspondent Lin Noueihed and Middle East analyst Alex Warren have written an comprehensive account of the revolution and counter-revolution underpinning the Arab Spring over a year after its inception.

Arab Spring Countries Push For Post-Revolution Tourism

PA | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Countries affected by the Arab Spring are hoping for a leap in tourist numbers. Egypt and Tunisia have launched tourist drives, according to a glob...

Promise Of Moderate Islamism In Tunisia Elections

Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK

Tunisia's moderate Islamist party, Ennahda, are set to claim victory in the country's first democratic elections since Arab Spring protests ousted the...

Tunisia: Achieving the Impossible

Jane Kinninmont | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK
Jane Kinninmont

The dramatic death of Muammar Gaddafi last week took the world's attention away from quieter but still momentous events in Tunisia, where the wave of Arab uprisings started last December.