Tunis

As The Continent Digitizes Rapidly, Africans Need A Bill Of Data Rights To Protect Them Online

This week, hundreds of activists, technologists and policymakers are gathered in Tunis for RightsCon—the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age. Among the items on the agenda will be a proposal for a Bill of Data Rights by our...
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Un Says Tunisian Court Has Decided To Release Un Expert

The U.N. says it was informed that a Tunisian appeals court has decided to release Mocef Kartas, a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions against Libya, who was arrested following his arrival in Tunis on March 26
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Gen. Hiftar’s Drive To Take All Of Libya Raises Atrocity Concerns

Human Rights Watch – (Tunis) – All forces taking part in fighting around Libya’s capital, Tripoli, should take all necessary action to minimize civilian harm and abide by the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said today. Armed groups loyal...
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Golan Heights At Center Of Arab League Summit In Tunis

Arab heads of state, long divided by regional rivalries, are expected to unite at a summit on Sunday in the Tunisian capital to oppose a US decision recognizing Israel’s annexation of Arab lands captured in 1967. Arab leaders are already grappling...
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Tunisia Demos: “the People Want Bin Salman To Be Judged”, “no To The Killer Of...

Tunis (AFP) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks in Tunisia on Tuesday as hundreds of protesters rallied against his visit, urging justice over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and condemning the Yemen war. Saudi...
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Tunis On High Alert For African Title Showdown

Tunis (AFP) – Tunisian police deployed more than 6,000 officers as well as drones and canine units for a hotly anticipated CAF Champions League final on Friday after a controversial first leg. Between 50,000 and 55,000 fans are expected to...
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Woman Blows Herself Up In Central Tunis: State Radio

A woman blew herself up in the center of the Tunisian capital Tunis on Monday, state radio said. A witness reported an explosion on the central Habib Bourguiba avenue where police were cordoning off the area near the capital’s landmark Municipal...
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Caf Semi-final Clashes In Tunisia Cause 51 Injuries

Tunis (AFP) – Clashes between police and supporters during a CAF Champions League match in Tunisia led to 51 people being injured and 12 arrested, the interior ministry said Wednesday.   Ministry spokesman Sofiene Zaag told AFP that 38...
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Tunisian Illegal Immigration 'time Bomb' Set To Rock France, French Media Warns

This week, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini traveled to Tunis, where he appealed to local authorities to step up their efforts to block illicit migration flow and asking Tunisians who are in Italy illegally to return to their home country.
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That Was Then, This Is Now

Politicians were not shy about discussing sexual pleasure, even as a matter of state business.  During Jefferson’s second term, when the ambassador from Tunis arrived in Washington, he requested that the secretary of state make his stay...
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Meet Techcrunch In Tunis, Cairo, Dubai And Beirut This Month

TechCrunch just announced our first-ever Startup Battlefield MENA taking place in Beirut, Lebanon in October. We’re hitting the road to meet with regional early-stage startups, investors and entrepreneurs in July. Sign up below. Startups and...
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Netizen Report: Tunisian Court Refuses To Ban Online Lgbtq Radio Shams Rad

LGBTQ pride celebration. Photo by lewishamdreamer via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in internet rights around the world. A primary court in Tunis has...
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Protests Against Unemployment, Price Hikes Take Place In Tunisia (photos)

TUNIS (Sputnik) - Tunisians took to the streets in several cities of the country, including Sakiet Sidi Youssef and El Kef, to protest against the surge of prices and tax increases under the new budget bill for 2018, a Sputnik correspondent reported...
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State Department Designates 3 Al Qaeda Figures As Global Terrorists

One of the leaders "planned" the March 2015 Bardo Museum attack in Tunis, which was claimed by the Islamic State. Another serves as Shabaab's deputy emir.
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Attacker Stabs 2 Tunisian Police Officers

Tunisian police on Wednesday arrested a suspected Islamist militant who stabbed two officers in front of the parliament building in Tunis. The interior ministry said the attacker was known to authorities, and that after the stabbing he said he...
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A Knife-wielding Man Attacks Policemen Near Tunis Parliament - Reports

The suspected Islamist was reportedly familiar to local authorities for his radical views.
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Kenya Is King Of Domestic Air Travel In Africa

When it comes to domestic air travel in Africa, Kenya’s capital Nairobi is king. According to travel data company Forward Keys, Nairobi’s domestic air travel recorded 22% growth in 2017, beating its closest competitors Tunis and Addis Ababa,...
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Interior Ministers From Europe, Africa Meet To Tackle Migrant Crisis

European and African ministers are meeting in Tunisia about efforts to regulate the flow of refugees from Africa to Europe, primarily along the deadly central Mediterranean route originating in Libya. In a declaration Monday in Tunis, the capital,...
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On Feminism In Tunisia

I visited Tunis last month and one thing I was interested in finding out more about was what kind of discussions Tunisian feminists are having in the aftermath of the Ben Ali regime -- and of the detailed and horrifying revelations of human rights...
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Tunisians Protest For The Right To Publicly Eat And Drink During Ramadan

Dozens of Tunisians protested Sunday in the capital of Tunis, demanding the right to eat and drink in public during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan and protesting the arrests of non-fasters. There is no law against eating or drinking in public...
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