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Is Tunisia "an Anomaly" in the Arab World's Experience with Democratic Change?

Is Tunisia "an Anomaly" in the Arab World's Experience with Democratic Change?

The Arab Spring was, arguably, the most important revolutionary moment in the Middle East’s modern history. It began in Tunisia with Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation in…

Zatla: The Drug of Choice for Tunisia’s Disillusioned Youth

Zatla: The Drug of Choice for Tunisia’s Disillusioned Youth

In the Tunisian dialect, zatla means pleasure or intoxication. It’s also the word used to refer to cannabis indica, or hashish as it is more…

Book Clubs Ignite Literary Passion in Tunisia

Book Clubs Ignite Literary Passion in Tunisia

Throughout Arab history, passion for literature was pervasive, and libraries were a labor of love and the pride of many a ruler. The libraries of…

Tunisia's Street Musicians Lead New Wave of Rebellion

Tunisia's Street Musicians Lead New Wave of Rebellion

In the center of the Tunisian capital, music wafts through the air in the Avenue Habib Bourgiba, and in other outlying streets. In front of…

Beaten and Raped: Homosexuals in Tunisia and Egypt

Beaten and Raped: Homosexuals in Tunisia and Egypt

Not only are they persecuted by the law and the police, they also face the threat of societies with religions and customs in complete antagonism…

Tunisia's First Female Doctor: The Life of Tawhida Belsheikh

Tunisia's First Female Doctor: The Life of Tawhida Belsheikh

Since the 1920s, Tunisian women have suffered from social repression. At the time, this state of affairs opened the discussion about the status of women,…

Your Guide to 48 Hours of Passion in Tunis

Your Guide to 48 Hours of Passion in Tunis

Let us tell you about Tunis, the city filled with history, love and beauty. Let us tell you about the city where Elissa or Elissar…