Topic: Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali

Protests in Tunisia mid-January 2021 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Fethi Belaid

Arab Spring ten years on

Tunisia is paralysed by a political culture of consensus

Tunisian president Kais Saied (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot/Handout Tunisian Presidency)

Democratic transition in crisis?

Building Tunisia from the ground up

Constitutional law professor and presidential frontrunner Kais Saied (photo: Reuters/M. Hamed)

Polling in the Maghreb

Presidential run-off in Tunisia, but will anyone vote?

Protest in Tunis in spring 2012 against the conservative Islamic Ennahda party (photo: Aya Chebbi)

Women's rights in the Middle East

Feminists in Tunisia claim civic space

Tunisia's Red Vests mobilise in December 2018; giletsrougesTN#, latunisieencolere# (source: Facebook)

Eight years after the Jasmine Revolution

Young Tunisians see red

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (photo: Reuters)

Essebsi breaks with Ennahda

Farewell to Tunisia's "national consensus"

Members of Tunisiaʹs black minority (photo: Marta Scaglioni)

Emancipation and music

Black Tunisiansʹ bitter heritage

Great guys, one and all? Front row, from left to right, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali next to Ali Abdullah Saleh, Muammar Gaddafi and Hosni Mubarak (photo: dpa)

Tyranny in the Islamic world

Keeping the tribe alive

Tunisian and European Union flags fly over the dome of the German Parliament (photo: Soeren Stache/dpa)

Tunisia and the EU

Bolster the young democracy!

Die Proteste im Winter 2010/2011 führten zum Sturz von Machthaber Zine El Abidine Ben Ali; Foto: Imago/Kyodo News

Non-fiction: Safwan M. Masri′s ″Tunisia – An Arab anomaly″

A history of intellectual excellence

Tunisian protesters confront security forces blocking access to the governorate's office in Tunis, during a demonstration over price hikes and austerity measures, 12 January 2018 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/S. Hamdaoui)

Protests rock Tunisia

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A winter of discontent

Libyan man passes billboard of Gaddafi′s face and the Arabic tag ″God is great″, Tripoli 2009 (source: AP/Ben Curtis)

Arab nationalism and political Islam

Secularism – ″the other option″?

″Manich Msameh″ (No forgiveness) demonstrators protesting against the bill of economic reconciliation on 13 May 2017 (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMA Wire/C. Mahjoub)

From El Kamour to Carthage: #We will Not Recoil#

Rebels with a cause

Tunisian political scientist Hamza Meddeb (photo: Hamza Meddeb)

Hamza Meddeb on the "No Future" generation

Tunisia's ticking time bomb

Sihem Bensedrine, president of Tunisia′s Truth and Dignity Commission (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Interview with Sihem Bensedrine

"We mustn't forget what happened!"

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