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Call for Applications: Digital Journalism Bootcamp in Tunisia

October 18th, 2012, Comment & Analysis


The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and Google are excited to announce North Africa’s first bootcamp on innovative and web journalism! We’re looking for 20 journalists and bloggers from Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco with a passion for innovative journalism and learning about cutting edge technology.

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In Muslim nations, democracy will eventually prevail

July 6th, 2012, News & Articles

Feisal Abdul Rauf

From Tunisia to Pakistan, the Muslim world is in turmoil, as each country struggles to find its own path to an Arab Spring.

Pessimists say that, in the end, all of these countries will end up with some form of authoritarian regime either because Islamic parties cannot accept democracy or out of a fear that these regimes will keep a nation out of the modern world.

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Why Tunisia Is Important

June 11th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

Paul Sullivan

Tunisia is a small country. It has a population of about 10.6 million. It has not been a major part of world history since World War II. That is, until the country’s revolution of 2011 that by many accounts helped spark the revolutions in Libya, Egypt and beyond.

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Tunisia’s youth and their fight for the freedom of expression

March 28th, 2012, Comment & Analysis

In Tunisia, a new debate is taking shape. Now, regime shackles cast off, debate about Internet censorship has become significantly more subtle as youth vie for a free Internet while navigating tricky terrain.

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Religion And Politics In Arab Transitions

February 23rd, 2012, Comment & Analysis

Islamist parties, excluded from the political sphere for much of the last decade, are now coming to the forefront of Arab politics.

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The ‘Arab Spring’: A New Era of Change and Risk

March 4th, 2011, Comment & Analysis

The start of 2011 marked rapid and important changes in North Africa and the Middle East that have far-reaching implications. International businesses in the region have had to keep a close eye on events, in some cases evacuate staff, and must now come to grips with a new and rapidly changing risk landscape.

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