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Feb 11 2014

Tunisia dancing

It is so good to see people dancing in Tunisia. They are happy dancing to happy song. Young people across Tunisia are tapping into an online trend, posting videos of themselves dancing to the Pharrell Williams song Happy as a defiant reaction against the tense conditions in the country. The clips, which have attracted tens …

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Jun 27 2013

Free Femen

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Caroline Fourest, the courageous French writer and journalist and I have joined a Tunisian secularists’ demonstration held in Paris day before yesterday. We showed our solidarity towards Tunisian secularists and Amina as well. We have been campaigning for Amina,the Tunisian Femen activist. FREE FEMEN Francois Hollande, the President of France is going to visit Tunisia …

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Mar 29 2013

Women should know that their body belongs to them.

Feminists around the world have been supporting Amina, a 19 year old Tunisian girl who posted a topless photo of herself bearing the slogan “my body belongs to me, and is not the source of anyone’s honour” has been threatened with death. Tunisia was once considered one of the most liberal Muslim countries. But unfortunately …

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Feb 07 2013

Alarming!

WP says: An outspoken critic of Tunisia’s Islamist government was shot dead outside his home Wednesday, underscoring a deepening political rift between newly empowered Islamists and their secular opposition in states across North Africa since the Arab Spring. Chokri Belaid, an opposition leader with the leftist Popular Front coalition, was assassinated in Tunis a day …

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