Nous sommes heureux de pouvoir annoncer que Aya Chebbi a remporté cette année le prix de l’excellence en leadership remis par l’African Viewpoint Journal. Ce prix lui a été décerné le 19 janvier 2015 et fait partie de l’Africa Youth Award.

We are delighted to announce that Aya Chebbi has won this year’s Excellence in Leadership award from the African Viewpoint Journal. This was granted on 19 January 2015, and is part of their Africa Youth Awards.

أصدرت محكمة الاستئناف في تونس الخميس حكما بالسجن 15 عاما بحق شرطيين متهمين في قضية اغتصاب شابة في 2012.

Two Tunisian policeman convicted of raping a woman in a police car have had their sentences more than doubled in a high-profile court case.

On the first anniversary of Mohamed Brahmi’s assassination, his widow denounces fundamentalism and terrorism in Tunisia.  In memory of h

مناضلات كنّ حطبا لمعركة التحرّر الوطني...هكذا يشهد التاريخ لقائمة تكتظّ بأسماء تونسيات اخترن رُغما عن واقعهنّ الإجتماعي والإقتصادي الإنخراط في الحركة الوطنيّة أملا في استقلال تونس عن المستعمر الفرنسي.

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Par Monia Ghanmi à Tunis pour Magharebia – 21/02/2014

Le ministère tunisien de l'Intérieur a annoncé le 14 février des contrôles renforcés envers les personnes portant le niqab.

"Cette mesure a été décidée au vu de la menace que connaît le pays et parce que des suspects terroristes utilisent le niqab... pour se déguiser et échapper à la justice", a expliqué le ministère.

Il a demandé aux gens de faire preuve de compréhension et d'aider les unités chargées de la sécurité à faire leur travail.

Tunis, Tunisia - A controversial poll by the Thomson Reuters Foundation on the status of women in Arab countries has stirred debate in Tunisia, long seen as the Arab world's leader in women's rights.

Greater religious freedom after the 2011 revolution and the rise to power of an Islamist party have raised complex questions about how these issues should be addressed in the new Tunisia.

While the poll addressed a multitude of issues relating to women's rights, critics argue its breadth came at the expense of country-specific nuances and, at times, factual accuracy.

In conversations with Karima Bennoune over the past two months, Tunisian intellectual Amel Grami shares her analysis of the political crisis in Tunisia during the rule of the Ennahda party, and the strategies needed to defeat fundamentalism

As in Egypt, Muslim fundamentalists in Tunisia have tried to use 2011’s opening to impose their own repressive agenda. The challenge today is to effectively counter that fundamentalist agenda in non-violent and rights-respecting ways. Democratic forces need international support to achieve that.