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29 Aug
Mohammed Aziz Abdallah uses his YouTube channel to raise awareness about Tunisia’s reptiles and the importance of preserving its wildlife.
4 Aug
Among ordinary people in Tunis, the economic crisis and coronavirus pandemic have fueled poverty and discontent. With the recent political turmoil in Tunisia — many fear their livelihoods may take an even harder hit.
23 Mar
Tunisia gained praise for its democratic transition, its free elections and new liberal constitution after its 2011 revolution. But today, in the face of limited reforms to the security and judicial systems, activists say they are still fearful of repression. Ahmed Ghram, who was jailed for 15 days over a Facebook post criticising inequalities in the legal system, is one of several activists who has face punishment for speaking out against authorities.
11 Feb
Tunisia's sole artisan pipe-maker Anis Bouchnak uses a century-old machine to carve smoking pipes from native briar wood, a craft passed down by his grandfather and father. The family workshop was established half a century ago in Tabarka, a northwestern tourist town nestled in hills that plunge toward the Mediterranean.
2 Jan
Around 1,000 people have been arrested since unrest broke out earlier this month in Tunisia over economic hardship worsened by the coronavirus pandemic. Protesters have been demanding the release of those detained.
22 May 2019
German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues.
4 May 2018
On Sunday, May 6, nearly five million Tunisians will be eligible to elect officials in 350 municipalities, the very first local elections since the 2011 revolution.
17 Jan 2018
Tunisians are protesting rise in prices of commodities, taxes and unemployment. Akin to the 'Arab Spring' protest that rocked the country in 2011, the violent protests have recorded over 300 arrests so far.
27 Apr 2017
Dimming the lights on their patrol boat, Tunisian coastguards stand in silence scanning the sea for speedboats on clandestine missions to and from Italy.

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