Featured stories about Tunisia
- Cigarette Vendor Sets Himself on Fire, Self-immolations Continue in Tunisia 13 March 2013
- Secular Politician Shot Dead, Protests Erupt Across Tunisia 7 February 2013
- Tunisian Police Use Shotgun Shells Against Protesters 29 November 2012
- Two Tunisian Graffiti Artists to Face Trial 20 November 2012
Latest stories about Tunisia
5 March 2014
Jailed for posting prophet Muhammad cartoons on Facebook, 30-year-old Tunisian Jabeur Mejri was freed last night.
20 February 2014
Jabeur Mejri jailed for posting prophet Muhammad cartoons was pardoned, the president's office announced Wednesday [Feb 19, 2014].
27 January 2014
Bloggers from across the region paid tribute to Tunisia for adopting a new constitution, three years after the ousting of dictator Zeine el Abidin Ben Ali.
It was a historic day for Tunisia, which voted in favour of a new constitution, three years after the ousting of its dictator, at the beginning of the Arab revolutions.
9 January 2014
This question, posed by a University of Michigan study, is drawing laughs – and criticism online.
9 November 2013
Only few weeks after the adoption of a new anti-torture law in Tunisia, Walid Denguir, died in police custody. Pictures of his dead body, show bruises and head injuries.
Global Voices author from Pakistan Fakiha Hassan Rizvi attended the 2nd Turk Arab Youth Congress (TAYC) held in Istanbul, Turkey on Oct 25-27, 2013 and reports what she learned.
1 October 2013
#TnGay took the Tunisian Twittersphere by storm. Ahmed Medien shares with us what netizens think of homosexuality in Tunisia.
10 August 2013
The announcement that Jabeur Mejri, imprisoned over the publication of content deemed offensive to Islam, was not granted presidential pardon was met with disappointment on the Tunisian twittersphere.
6 August 2013
When a man sets himself on fire in protest, no one accuses him of harming the movement he self-immolated for. Why does FEMEN face those accusations?