News Releases

10/28/2014

Tunisia Makes Historic Strides Toward Democracy

10/27/2014

Tunisian citizens at home and abroad spoke strongly in favor of democracy on October 26 to elect the country’s first post-revolution parliament.  A delegation from IRI said the process was “credible, transparent and allowed for genuine political competition among political stakeholders.”

10/20/2014

This is the third in a series of reports IRI is issuing over the course of the next few months as Tunisia holds parliamentary and presidential elections. This report draws on the observation and analysis of IRI’s long-term observers deployed at strategic locations throughout Tunisia.

10/07/2014

Tunisia’s Politicians Must Manage Expectations

04/24/2014

Economic Assistance Alone Will Not Lead to Success in Tunisia

06/21/2013

Part of an early generation of Tunisian activists, Chebbi courageously led the fight for democracy and human rights for more than four decades for which he was imprisoned and forced into exile.  Now a member of the National Constituent Assembly, he is focused on making sure democracy meets the expectations of those who bravely overthrew a dictator.

11/28/2011

Tired of living in fear of a harsh dictatorship which prohibited free speech and political freedom, the founders of iWatch wanted a new, free and democratic Tunisia.  When the revolution began in Sidi Bouzid, they were among hundreds of young Tunisians who stood up to the brutality of President Ben Ali’s security services.

11/22/2011

‘It Is a New Day for My Sons’

11/01/2011

Tunisia: The Little Country that Could...and Did

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