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26 January 2016
Despite the protesters distancing themselves from vandalism and looting, the media has been focusing on them alone, instead of providing enough coverage of the protesters' demands.
10 November 2015
In between the rising sea and encroaching desertification, North Africa finds itself in a precarious situation. Here is how three young activists are taking on climate change.
20 October 2015
9 October 2015
16 September 2015
29 June 2015
"It is disappointing that the Israeli government chose to continue the absolutely fruitless policy of 'no tolerance', meaning it will continue to enforce an inhumane and illegal collective punishment..."
28 June 2015
In the aftermath of a beach resort attack that left 39 people dead, Tunisians are criticizing their government's security failures.
26 June 2015
At least 28 people, mostly foreign tourists, were killed when gunmen opened fire on a beach in the resort town Sousse, Tunisia. This is the second attack in four months.
27 April 2015
Arab countries should not extend the length of their copyright term without thinking of the consequences that this will have on the ability of society to access knowledge and culture.
25 April 2015
The so-called Arab Spring gave Tunisia international name recognition. Now Tunisia wants to be known for something else — its olive oil.
27 March 2015
Tunisians are responding with mockery to media reports claiming that the Star Wars filming location in the south of the country has come under the siege of ISIS.
26 March 2015
22 March 2015
18 March 2015
At least 19 people, among them 17 foreigners, were killed when gunmen attacked the National Bardo Museum, in downtown Tunis. Tunisians took to the streets to protest against terrorism.
15 February 2015
11 January 2015
The presence of world leaders at the forefront of the Paris rally drew much criticism online, especially since some of those leaders were among the world's worst free speech offenders.
8 January 2015
Sentenced to death for his online writing, Mauritanian blogger Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mohamed is yet another victim of a repressive government using “apostasy” pretexts to crack down political speech.
4 January 2015
21 December 2014
Tunisians are heading to polls today to elect a new president. Political veteran Beji Caid Essebsi, aged 88, faces outgoing interim president Moncef Marzouki.
22 November 2014
On the eve of her country's presidential elections, one Tunisian expatriate suspects politics are at the root of at a rule-change by the electoral authority that prevents her from voting.