Protests by Journalists and Supporters Forces Government to Solidify Tunisia Freedom of Speech
Tunisia articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Tunisia. According to Freedom House, the "post-Arab Spring balloting of October 2011 represented a dramatic improvement in electoral freedoms and practices". Also check out our section on World Democracy and our articles about the Arab Spring.
There is a new phenomenon called democracy in the Arab world and there should be no question that this is a remarkably positive turn of events that should continue to be supported by people of good will the world over.
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Arab Spring Birthplace Sees Struggle Over Form of State Build as Tunisian Moderate March Banned
Anti-Dictatorship Sit-ins: Protests Reflect Strength of Tunisian Civil Society in Birthplace of Arab Spring
Mass Killings Drawing Increasing International Attention With New Offer of Dictator Assad Asylum
Thomas Paine in the Arab World: Hopefully, over time and with some luck, it will gradually become possible for Arab citizens to see their politicians in the same honorable light as American citizens see our politicians: a necessary evil