Bedding down freedom in Tunisia

Sadiki, Larbi
July 2011
New Internationalist;Jul2011, Issue 444, p10
The article discusses the postponement of Tunisian elections from July 2011 until October 23, 2011 following the ousting of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011. Political parties formed since the overthrow of Ben Ali are described, including the Labour Party and an Islamist party. Also discussed are actions of the country's electoral commission to ensure the representation of women, political debates in the media, and riots in marginal areas of the country.


Related Articles

  • Tunisia in Turmoil: What Next? Al-Amin, Esam // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Apr2013, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p41 

    The article discusses the political developments in Tunisia. It focuses on the efforts to get rid of the corrosive effects of the regime of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on the Tunisian society following the dictator's toppling on January 14, 2011. It cites the coalition formed by the Ennahda...

  • A time to Sow. Sims, Paul // New Humanist;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 127 Issue 1, p23 

    The article offers developments related to revolts and elections in Tunisia. According to dedicated Muslim and magazine founder "Q News" Fuad Nahdi, the revolt is finished. He said that the people reached its tipping point because the government failed to provide the basic needs of the people...

  • PLATTITUDES. Platt, Steve // Red Pepper Magazine;Dec2011/Jan2012, Issue 181, p08 

    The article offers the author's insights on the issues in the world including the St, Paul's protests in London, England, Christians who support St. Paul protesters, and on the Tunisian politician Zine el Abidine Ben Ali. The author states that he authors Thomas Anderson and Scot Anderson...

  • FIGHTING THROUGH. Moores, Victoria // Air Transport World;Dec2012, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p47 

    The article discusses the submission by Tunisair (TU) of its restructuring plan which seeks government approval by the end of 2012. It states that the restructuring plan comes during the Tunisian revolution wake in late 2010 and ends after the expulsion of Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben...

  • Political Transition To Set Growth Trajectory.  // Africa Monitor: North Africa Monitor;Jun2011, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p1 

    The article reports on the political transition in Tunisia which is determined by the country's growth trajectory. As forecasted by the Business Monitor International (BMI) an orderly, free and fair election will provide a stable base and promote economic activity in Tunisia with government...

  • TUNIS-UNREST-RESIGNATION.  // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);3/2/2011, Vol. 196 Issue 5043, p9 

    The article reports on the resignation of three more Tunisian ministers in 2011 and the permission given to the Islamist political movement, Ennahda, to form a political party. The resignation of several government officials is considered as the worst political crisis in the country since the...

  • UNREST.  // Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);1/22/2011, Vol. 138 Issue 1234, p8 

    The article reports on the violent public protests in Tunisia following the downfall of Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. It mentions that the violent protests of the Tunisians has brought fears that the Tunisian model of imposing change might be used by freedom-seeking Arabs in...

  • Tunisia: Transition Making Progress, But Risks Remain.  // Emerging Markets Monitor;5/9/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p19 

    The article reports on the impact of the absence of large-scale unrest in Tunisia's political transition. It mentions that although political disputes loom over the rest of 2011, the country's provisional government has gained public support for the concrete actions it has taken to prepare for...

  • Rage Against the Regime. Dehghanpisheh, Babak; Dickey, Christopher; Giglio, Mike // Newsweek;2/7/2011, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p18 

    The article focuses on protests in Egypt against Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. It states that Egypt cut off all Internet access and mobile telephone service on January 28, 2011 to try and eliminate communication between protesters, which failed to stop demonstrations. U.S. President Barack...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics