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# tunis - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Attacks, surveillance, moving home every six months - The life of an LGBT activist in Tunisia
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# Front Line Defenders

Attacks, surveillance, moving home every six months - The life of an LGBT activist in Tunisia

May 18th 2019, 9:30 PM 10,560 Views 24 Comments

Badr Baabou accepted an award for his work in Dublin this week.

# tunis - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Tunisia's health minister resigns after 11 newborn babies die at maternity hospital
# Tunis
# Tunis

Tunisia's health minister resigns after 11 newborn babies die at maternity hospital

Mar 10th 2019, 1:52 PM 19,819 Views 6 Comments

A judicial inquiry has been opened into the deaths.

# tunis - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Four jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia beach attacks in which three Irish tourists died
# Sousse Attacks
# Sousse Attacks

Four jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia beach attacks in which three Irish tourists died

Feb 9th 2019, 10:58 AM 16,751 Views 11 Comments

Five other defendants in the Sousse case were handed jail terms ranging from six months to six years, while 17 were acquitted.

# tunis - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Tourist couple spent night hiding in Tunisia museum, worried gunmen were still around
# At Dawn
# At Dawn

Tourist couple spent night hiding in Tunisia museum, worried gunmen were still around

Mar 19th 2015, 10:21 PM 11,767 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, the Department of Foreign Affairs has updated it’s travel advice for Irish people planning to travel to Tunisia.

# tunis - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Emotions high as slain Tunisia opposition leader buried
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Emotions high as slain Tunisia opposition leader buried

Jul 27th 2013, 2:37 PM 2,855 Views 6 Comments

Thousands of Tunisians have taken to the streets for the funeral of an opposition leader – who was assassinated with the same weapon that killed a colleague.

# tunis - Friday 14 September, 2012

More deaths as protests against anti-Islam film spread
# Protests
# Protests

More deaths as protests against anti-Islam film spread

Sep 14th 2012, 5:50 PM 7,302 Views 108 Comments

Tunisia, Sudan, Yemen and more have all seen protests over an amateur film that is said to be anti-Islam.

# tunis - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Video: Marie Colvin's mother talks about war reporter's plans to leave Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Video: Marie Colvin's mother talks about war reporter's plans to leave Syria

Feb 22nd 2012, 10:08 PM 2,938 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Eamon Gilmore will attend Friday’s international conference on Syria’s escalating violence.

# tunis - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Tunisia marks first anniversary of Arab Spring
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisia marks first anniversary of Arab Spring

Jan 14th 2012, 1:14 PM 1,101 Views 0 Comments

Tunisians are celebrating the one-year anniversary of their revolution, which sparked anti-government protests across the Arab world.

# tunis - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Enthusiasm builds for Tunisia's first free elections
# Democracy
# Democracy

Enthusiasm builds for Tunisia's first free elections

Oct 22nd 2011, 2:33 PM 155 Views 6 Comments

Tunisians go to the polls tomorrow in the country’s first free elections since it gained independence from France in 1956.

# tunis - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

US meets with Gaddafi representatives - but it won’t happen again
# Libya
# Libya

US meets with Gaddafi representatives - but it won’t happen again

Jul 19th 2011, 7:45 AM 114 Views 1 Comment

The meeting came despite the US formally recognising Libya’s opposition as its legitimate government last week.

# tunis - Monday 20 June, 2011

Tunisia prepares for 'shameful masquerade' as Ben Ali goes on trial
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisia prepares for 'shameful masquerade' as Ben Ali goes on trial

Jun 20th 2011, 9:13 AM 269 Views 3 Comments

However, the ousted president will not be there.

# tunis - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Resignations shake Tunisian government as spirit of protest spreads
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# Tunisia

Resignations shake Tunisian government as spirit of protest spreads

Jan 18th 2011, 4:25 PM 354 Views 0 Comments

Tunisia is in chaos today, with four newly-elected ministers resigning and the ‘Jasmine Revolution’ showing no signs of abating – the drive for change also appears to be spreading, with protests breaking out on the streets in Egypt and Yemen.

# tunis - Monday 17 January, 2011

Tunisia remains on edge as coalition discussions begin
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisia remains on edge as coalition discussions begin

Jan 17th 2011, 9:07 AM 202 Views 0 Comments

Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi will today try to form a national coalition, bringing an end to days of tensions.