Posts by Présidence NAFCC

April 2018

Posted on May 3, 2018

Ricard Gonzalez: La Túnez marginada, escéptica con la descentralizaciónEl Pais, April, 27, 2018:
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La apatía domina la campaña electoral de las municipales en Gafsa, bastión de la izquierda

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March 2018

Posted on April 2, 2018

Annette Steinich: Dieses Buch birgt Sprengstoff: Historisch-kritische Ausgabe rückt den Koran in ein neues LichtNeue Zürcher Zeitung, March, 19, 2018:
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Progressive islamische Denker fordern seit langem, den Koran im Kontext seiner Entstehungszeit zu lesen und zu verstehen. Erstmals legt nun der tunesische Islamwissenschafter Abdelmajid Charfi eine historisch-kritische Koranausgabe vor.

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February 2018

Posted on March 1, 2018

Aleksei Merkulov: Tunisia seeks strategic partnership with Russia — minister, Tass, February, 27, 2018:
Relations between Tunisia and Russia are very friendly, and there are good prospects for developing and strengthening them, Tunisian Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts Salma Elloumi Rekik told TASS on Tuesday in the run-up to her working visit to Moscow.

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January 2018

Posted on February 1, 2018

Massinissa Benlakehal: Tunisia’s protests marking revolution anniversary turn violent, Al Araby, January, 14, 2018:
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“Small skirmishes between protesters and police erupted in Tunis on Sunday, as a demonstration was held to mark the seventh anniversary of the country’s revolution.”

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Concerns grow for journalists following a third detention

Posted on January 16, 2018

The NAFCC one again expresses its deep concerns over the growing pressure on foreign journalists working in Tunis and condemns the arrest of two journalists.

The latest incident happened on Monday, 15th January, when Nacer Talel, videographer for Anadolu Agency and his photographer colleague Enes Canli, were covering the Football Club Esperance’s 99th anniversary in the Bab Souika district of Tunis. Both journalists are fully accredited with the Tunisian authorities and Nacer Talel also holds a filming license issued by the communication services of the government presidency press office.

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NAFCC condemns the detention of a foreign correspondent in Tunis

Posted on January 14, 2018

The NAFCC expresses its concern at the growing pressure faced by foreign journalists working in Tunisia.

In the latest incident on Sunday, January, 14th, Michel Picard, the french correspondent of RFI, who was covering the visit of the tunisian president Beiji Caïd Essebsi in Ettadhamen, west of Tunis, was briefely detained while reporting.

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The NAFCC deplores the convening of a foreign correspondent

Posted on January 11, 2018

The NAFCC deplores the convening of a foreign correspondent in the office of the National Guard at Bardo area.
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December 2017

Posted on January 1, 2018

Ricard Gonzales: Egipto ejecuta a 15 hombres por ataques en el Sinaí, El Pais, December 27, 2017:
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“El Ministerio del Interior de Egipto ejecutó este martes a 15 hombres acusados de pertenecer a un grupo terrorista y de llevar a cabo atentados contra las fuerzas de seguridad en la península del Sinaí, según ha informado la agencia de noticias Reuters. Esta es la cifra más elevada de personas ajusticiadas en un solo día desde que el mariscal Abdelfattá Al Sisi accediera a la presidencia del populoso país árabe en verano de 2014.”

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Tribute to Farida Ayari

Posted on December 19, 2017

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It was with immense sadness that we learned of the passing of our sister journalist and former Vice President of the North Africa Foreign Correspondents Club, (NAFCC).  Farida’s talent and energy fuelled a career that spanned some 40 years; she is remembered for her rigorous professionalism, for being an intransigent free spirit and having a wonderful sense of humour.  Until the end she embodied a specific idea of journalism, fiercely independent and and one who eschewed plaudits and honours.

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New board

Posted on December 14, 2017

Minutes of the General Assembly of December 8, 2017

The General Assembly of NAFCC took place on 8 December 2017 to elect a new Bureau.

Were elected:

  • Caroline Perrot  17 votes, 1 abstention

  • Javier Martin 17 votes, 1 abstention

  • Martin Gehlen 17 votes, 1 abstention

  • Simon Kremer  17 votes, 1 abstention

  • Maryline Dumas  17 votes, 1 abstention

  • Aleksei Merkulov  17 votes, 1 abstention

  • Frederic Bobin 17 votes, 1 abstention

The Bureau then proceeded of the election of :
- Frédéric Bobin, Président
- Maryline Dumas, Vice-Présidente
- Aleksei Merkulov, Secretary General
- Simon Kremer, Treasurer

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