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Time to stop wrangling in the new Tunisia !

Tunisia is the only Arab Spring country which has succeeded so far in its democratic transition. However, the current Tunisian political landscape does not really reflect this success. The most recent hot debates have shown how some Tunisian politicians, deemed to be key actors in this landscape, are  actually with unbearable manners ...

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Equal inheritance rights for women in Tunisia, landmark initiative for equal society

The proposal of the inheritance law sparked debate among Tunisians who were divided between the secular who commend the proposed law and support women’s equal rights in accordance with the Tunisian constitution and the cleric conservatives who opposed any changes on the law that might be seen as challenging the ...

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We must stand together against terrorism

Terrorism has once again struck the innocent. It was a brutal act of violence by targeting our valiant heroes, members of the security institution, in a cowardly act that reflects the state of desperation in which these extremist groups find themselves. Six National Guards have fallen as martyrs in an ...

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Kerkennah tragedy, Who is responsible for this calamity?

The wave of illegal immigration of young Tunisians has been growing since the Revolution of 2011 ending up with a human tragedy. Sunday morning, we woke up with the calamity of the loss of our youth who dared to seek a better life overseas. The recent toll reveals that at ...

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Farewell Maya, martyred as you fight for democracy

The great lover of democracy and brave militant Maya Jribi passed away on Saturday 19 May, after a long fight against a cursed disease that afflicted her in a crucial time that  Tunisia needs her positive contribution. Her courage will remain legendary. Until the last breath, she had always devoted ...

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Municipal elections must embrace our differences

The relative optimism prevailed on the eve of the municipal elections for a better future under the sky of political landscape, did not last. Unfortunately, this optimism turns to a significant anxiety and confusion.  Let’s simply have look at the statements of some politicians to understand the depressingly common feature in ...

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Drug shortages: why we run out of drugs

It may be surprising that drug shortages are such a big problem in Tunisia nowadays. There are seemingly endless supplies of medications available to the public with just a short trip to the pharmacy. But this is not the case for some medications, especially those used for more rare diseases. ...

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Rising Fears over Soaring Football Violence

Once again, Tunisia finds itself confronted with the soaring phenomenon of football violence and disorder. Unfortunately, This embarrassing phenomenon has become a depressingly common feature of the game and violence on football pitches and among rival fans and supporters is clearly on the rise. It is terrifying to witness the ...

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Stop insulting symbols

We need to recognize that our symbols, politicians, intellectuals, scientists as well as economists are often facing tremendous and repeated insults and allegations, especially political symbols who are targeted on a regular basis arbitrarily. This embarrassing issue undermines the freedom of expression and press that many generations have fought   for ...

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Violence in Tunisian stadiums: The nightmare

The scourge of endemic violence erupting every week in Tunisian football fields becomes more and more worrying and painful for all. Some footages showed us the growing of violence and its multiple forms inside and outside stadiums between youth groups, sometimes between fans of the same team, or through attacking security ...

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