Siliana

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 14th, 2012
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Egypt’s transition is turbulent, to say the least. The upcoming constitutional referendum is becoming more fraught by the day. Because most of the country’s judges are refusing to supervise the referendum, it is now scheduled to take place on two different dates: December 15 and December 22. Egypt’s ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 7th, 2012
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Mounira Chaieb Last week, both the Tunisian caretaker President Dr Moncef Marzouki and the president of the ruling Islamist Movement, Rachid Gannouchi , were in London to receive the ‘2012 Chatham House Prize’. Chatham House is a leading London based International Affairs think-tank. It said that it ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 4th, 2012
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For the fourth day in a row, thousands of people are still protesting in Siliana demanding that the local governor quits. Of all Arab countries that experienced a popular uprising, Tunisia seems to be the most stable. The National Constituent Assembly (NCA), the democratically elected body is in the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 28th, 2012
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More than 150 Tunisians have been injured, 13 critically, in clashes between security forces and demonstrators demanding the release prisoners detained detained during the country’s 2011 uprising. On Wednesday, clashes broke out between security forces and Tunisian protesters as riot police use...