News Releases

07/29/2014

The first in a series of updates on Tunisia’s preparations for parliamentary and presidential elections, this report was compiled from the observations of IRI’s long-term observer for the voter registration period.  Subsequent reports will draw on the analyses of IRI’s long-term observers in Tunisia.

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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