Tunisia and the New Waves of the Ongoing Revolutionary Process

Democratic rights had been achieved to a satisfying level in Tunisia (comparing to the situation under the previous dictatorship regime of Bin Ali), after ten years of the revolutionary Arab uprisings, which had been sparked in this country in 2011. Yet, the main dilemma that mobilized the masses in...

Ten Years of Revolutions in the Arab World

On December 17th 2010, the fruit salesman Mohamed Bouazizi set fire to his own body in protest against both the seizure of his apples and police corruption in the rural city of Sidi Bouzid, in the Tunisian inland. By Fábio Bosco   In a few days, the protests spread over the whole...

Protests demand the abrogation of the Government’ Budget Bill

Tunisia lives a new wave of massive protests since the beginning of January, celebration of the 7 years of the revolution that defeated Ben Ali – the dictator that ruled the country for over two decades and currently lives in Saudi Arabia despite being sentenced to over 35 years of...

Mobilizations in Tunis expose the weakness of the regime

   Latest protests in Kasserine, Tunis, have expanded to different regions of the country. After 5 years of the allgedly "victorious" revolution, why have the revolts started again? Why are the youth and workers raising for? What are the perspectives on the conflict? What are the limits of the...

The resistance continues

   We publish the statement of Tunis organization Ligue de Lutte de la Jeunesse (LLJ) - Struggle Ligue of Youth   Kaserine arises... all youth must raise! Youth is dying due to corruption and exploitation, but we still have hopes of having a job, freedom and dignity after the revolution, which has...

Metalworkers’ Union Express Solidarity with the Tunisian Women Workers Struggle

Latelec is a factory comprised mainly of women and supplies parts of cable laying for Airbus and Embraer. Metalworkers from Latecoere in Jacarei, SP, Brazil, approved, last Wednesday, May 15th, its solidarity with the women workers struggle of Latelec, a company in Tunisia. The plant belongs to the French...

To Build a Network of Community Radios in the Arabic World

This is a project presented by Steve Buckley, from Community Media Solutions at the WFMF (World Free Media Forum) between the 24th and 30th of March in Tunis, Tunisia. He has been working on the development of a regional network of community media, especially radios in the whole...

To Build a Network of Community Radios in the Arabic World

This is a project presented by Steve Buckley, from Community Media Solutions at the WFMF (World Free Media Forum) between the 24th and 30th of March in Tunis, Tunisia. He has been working on the development of a regional network of community media, especially radios in the whole...

Trade union exchanges experiences in the World Social Forum

Participation strengthened solidarity bonds amongst unions of several countries. After attending the International Trade Union Meeting in Paris, France, the Metalworkers Union of São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil, also sent a representative to the World Social Forum, held in Tunis, Tunisia, on March 26-30, 2013. At the event, the...

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