When artist Nadia Jelassi exhibited work in Tunis last year, she hoped the piece would prove a talking point. But the reaction was much stronger than she bargained for.
American reporters Foley and Gillis said South African Anton Hammerl was shot by Gaddafi forces on April 5.
Some doubt the story of Mohamed Bouazizi whose suicide sparked the revolution in Tunisia.
With a shortage of gasoline in Tripoli, many Libyans are buying gas-friendly mopeds in neighboring Tunisia
The crossing into a mountainous region has been under government siege since Libya’s uprising began two months ago.
Many in Tunisia’s minority Jewish population work in the tourism industry, which has largely dried up since the country’s revolution.
An estimated 2,500 refugees who fled Libya are unable to repatriate to nations ravaged by their own wars.
Former political prisoners still bear scars of the old regime
Throughout the streets of Tunisia’s capital, thousands are now reveling in what was once impossible – the ability to speak openly without the streat of jail. Originally published by Global Post on January 25, 2011.
Tunisians continue to take to the streets, pushing for the prime minister to step down.
Following Tunisia’s example, unrest spreads throughout the Arab world.