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Afef Abrougui · October, 2011

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Latest posts by Afef Abrougui from October, 2011

31 October 2011

Tunisia: Elections Usher in a New Dawn

Tunisians have freely elected representatives who will form a national constituent assembly, which will draft the country's constitution for the first time in their history. While Sidi Bouzid rose in...

24 October 2011

Tunisia: Provisional Results Suggest Islamists Advance

Provisional results of the October 23 election in Tunisia suggest that the Islamist party Ennahdha took the biggest share of the votes. Counting of the votes is still underway, and...

23 October 2011

Tunisia: Long Queues and Mixed Feelings on Election Day

Today will be engraved in the memories of Tunisian voters, who poured into polling stations, from the early hours of the morning. Tunisians are electing a national constituent assembly to...

Tunisia: It is Election Day!

Tunisians embark on an historic day today. It is election day where they will head to the polls to elect a national constituent assembly, which will be responsible for writing...

19 October 2011

Tunisia: Democratic Test for Tunisians on October 23 Election Day

Tunisians will head to polls on October 23 to elect a national constituent assembly which will write a new constitution for the country that was the spark of the so...

4 October 2011

Tunisia: Palestinian Bloggers Denied Entry to Arab Bloggers Meeting

The buzz surrounding the third Arab Bloggers Meeting, which opened yesterday in Tunis, is being marred by the absence of Palestinian bloggers, who were refused entry visas. Bloggers have joined...