Month: January 2017

Tunisia: Six Years on, the Revolution is Still Underway

Six years on the political, social and intellectual dynamics unleashed in Sidi Bouzid, on 17 December 2011, are still underway in Tunisia. This year’s celebrations of the 14 January anniversary of the ousting of former president Ben Ali were marked...

/ January 25, 2017

Tunisia: More Continuity than Change within the UGTT

Tunisia’s labour union UGTT elected Noureddine Taboubi secretary general of its executive bureau during its 23rd congress, held on 22-25 January. Observers expect more continuity than change in the union’s policy given that most of the members of the outgoing...

/ January 25, 2017