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Tunisia's political deadlock remains as constitution draft deadline nears

Ghannouchi.However, Lina Ben Mhenni, a Tunisian human rights activist , tells Ahram Online that she does not have ... and is facing continuous regression under their rule,” Ben Mhenni says.Hafedh Al-Gharbi, Tunisian lecturer ... and lead a caretaker government until elections next year.But Ben Mhenni says that while it is true ...

02/01/2014 - 13:55 - comment 0

Tunisia's torture troubles

such as respect of human rights are ignored? By Lina Ben Mhenni ... The regime of Ben Ali, or let me say the dictatorship of Ben Ali, was mainly relying on a harsh security ... stations. The reform of the police has been a recurrent expression after the departure of Ben Ali from ...

15/10/2014 - 13:01 - comment 0

Tunisia says 'respect da' police'

and blogger Lina Ben Mhenni, who was among the artist's supporters caught up in the melee after ... the conviction handed down for his song "Boulicia Kleb." But the Ben Arous judge ruled that the rap ... into the violence outside the Ben Arous courthouse during the rapper's trial. ...

Editor's Choice - 19/06/2013 - 09:28 - comment 0

Tunisia: cradle of Arab Spring still awaiting change

the fighting. But with all the obstacles the country still has to overcome, blogger Lina Ben Mhenni sums up ... the riots that eventually toppled the country’s autocratic leader Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. Six months ... contender has emerged, although the Islamist Ennahda movement, banned under the Ben Ali regime, appears ...

17/06/2011 - 10:36 - comment 0

Arab Spring poet and blogger tipped for Nobel Prize nominations

to the Tunisian blogger Lina Ben Mhenni, who chronicled the revolution in her country. "She's ...

Editor's Choice - 02/10/2011 - 09:47 - comment 0

Arab documentary filmmakers examine buried, recent history in Dubai International Film Festival’s Muhr Awards

world premiere at DIFF.  Tunisian director Mourad Ben Cheikh’s No More Fear (La Khaoufa Baada Al ‘Yaoum [Plus Jamais Peur] charts the Tunisian revolution as witnessed by Lina Ben Mhenni, a blogger, ...

Press Release - 17/11/2011 - 12:46 - comment 0

Street vendors in Tunisia still struggling

was concentrated in Boumendil near the city and was under the control of Ben Ali's family. After ... dinars," street vendor Ali Bin Mhenni said. Most street vendors complained about restrictions ...

21/03/2013 - 08:39 - comment 0

Burqas and bikinis both on the agenda for the new Tunisia

too.”  Lina Ben, a blogger, spoke to a small group of people away from the crowd saying that “Tunisia ... President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali was in power, Tunisian women were able to enjoy more freedom than other ...

Editor's Choice - 28/03/2013 - 08:58 - comment 0

All-female team gets ready for Dubai Rally

in motor sports,” said Mohammed Ben Sulayem, President of the Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE ... sport runs in the family, with her daughter Lina Hadidi a regular on the karting circuit in Jordan. ...

16/05/2010 - 17:20 - comment 0