TITLE

Bedding down freedom in Tunisia

AUTHOR(S)
Sadiki, Larbi
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
New Internationalist;Jul2011, Issue 444, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
62091065

 

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