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.
Reporters’ release tempered by news of colleague’s death
American reporters Foley and Gillis said South African Anton Hammerl was shot by Gaddafi forces on April 5.
The making of a martyr: truth or legend?
Some doubt the story of Mohamed Bouazizi whose suicide sparked the revolution in Tunisia.
Libyans head to Tunisia for sun, sand, and Vespas
With a shortage of gasoline in Tripoli, many Libyans are buying gas-friendly mopeds in neighboring Tunisia
Libyan rebels overrun strategic supply route
The crossing into a mountainous region has been under government siege since Libya’s uprising began two months ago.
Tunisia’s Jews ponder modern-day exodus
Many in Tunisia’s minority Jewish population work in the tourism industry, which has largely dried up since the country’s revolution.
Refugees languish on Tunisia-Libya border
An estimated 2,500 refugees who fled Libya are unable to repatriate to nations ravaged by their own wars.
Tunisia: Toppling Ben Ali just the beginning
Former political prisoners still bear scars of the old regime
How Tunisia’s Uprising Inspired a Region
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 bask in new freedoms
Tunisians continue to take to the streets, pushing for the prime minister to step down.
After Tunisia, the start of an Arab awakening?
Following Tunisia’s example, unrest spreads throughout the Arab world.