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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2013
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The hopes of peaceful transition to democracy in Tunisia have been dented by the murder of a leading secularist figure. The event poses urgent questions of the country’s new political elite, says Valentina Bartolucci. Tunisia for many years had an international reputation as north Africa’...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2013
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A general strike was called yesterday, there are ongoing protests across the country and calls for the military to enter into the political arena in a more robust way. The tragic assassination of leftist politician and human rights defender Chokri Belaid in Tunis is one of a series of incidents of po...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 31st, 2011
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The three parties in the new coalition government of Tunisia have months, not years, to deliver on unemployment, political reform and economic growth. Exactly two months after Tunisia’s October 23 elections, a peaceful transfer of power took place—a rarity in the Arab world. The outgoing prime minist...