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.com | Tunisia votes to end truth tribunal mandate

In a contentious vote late on Monday, Tunisia's parliament voted to end the work of a tribunal tasked with healing the wounds of six decades of dictatorship. After two particularly stormy sessions on Saturday and Monday, Tunisian MPs rejected an [Read story...]

Reaping the Harvest

I began reading this post at RealClearWorld in the hope of gaining insight into what has happened in Tunisia subsequent to the “Arab Spring” of 2010. In reading it I was struck by how closely the author's observations apply to the United States, [Read story...]

Faraaz honoured as ‘righteous’ in Italy

GARIWO representative Enza Nunziato is seen planting a tree at Rummo High School in Benevento of Italy recently. Photo: Collected Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain, who sacrificed his life by refusing to desert his friends during the July 1, 2016 terror attack at [Read story...]

Egypt: Seven years since the revolution

As Egypt votes in presidential elections, here are key events in the turbulent country since the 2011 uprising that ended the 30-year rule of strongman Hosni Mubarak. – January 25: Thousands of Egyptians, inspired by the Tunisian revolt that toppled [Read story...]

The woman protecting Tunisia’s cultural heritage

Leila Ben-Gacem vividly remembers the first time she came across this stunning centuries-old house in the heart of Tunisia's capital several years ago. Passionate about preservation, Ben-Gacem was already worried that not enough was being done to [Read story...]