Posts Tagged "Lilia Blaise"

October 2018

Posted on November 1, 2018

Ulf Laessing : Pasta and petrol: smuggling crackdown stirs dissent in Tunisia’s southReuters, october,29, 2018:
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Tunisian Zubair Abdel-Moula lost his work selling smuggled fuel on the streets of a poor southern town after the government tightened controls with Libya to stop militants crossing the 460km (286 miles) border.

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July 2017

Posted on July 15, 2017

Lilia Blaise: Self-Immolation, Catalyst of the Arab Spring, Is Now a Grim Trend, New York Times, July 9, 2017
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“When Adel Dridi poured gasoline on his head and set himself on fire in May, his first thought was of his mother, Dalila, whose name is roughly tattooed on his arm. But another person was also on his mind: Mohamed Bouazizi, the Tunisian street vendor whose self-immolation in 2010 set off the Arab Spring uprisings.”

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(Français) Mai 2017

Posted on May 15, 2017

Lilia Blaise: Les déboires économiques fragilisent la Tunisie, Mediapart, 17 mai 2017:
“Entre la dépréciation du dinar, des mouvements sociaux qui continuent et le limogeage de deux ministres, la Tunisie souffre d’une crise économique et sociale qui, six ans après la révolution, prend le pas sur la transition démocratique du pays.”

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