Posts Tagged "Tunisia"

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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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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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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