Landmark Step to Shield Women From Violence

[HRW] Tunis -The law on violence against women, including domestic violence, approved by the Tunisian parliament on July 26, 2017, is a landmark step for women’s rights, Human Rights Watch said today. Tunisian authorities should ensure that there is ad…

[HRW] Tunis -The law on violence against women, including domestic violence, approved by the Tunisian parliament on July 26, 2017, is a landmark step for women's rights, Human Rights Watch said today. Tunisian authorities should ensure that there is adequate funding and political will to put the law fully into effect and to eliminate discrimination against women.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Wang Yi Holds Talks With Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui of Tunisia

[Focac] On July 19, 2017, Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks in Beijing with visiting Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui of Tunisia. Wang Yi expressed that China and Tunisia enjoy a long-standing friendship, and both sides have always supported each o…

[Focac] On July 19, 2017, Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks in Beijing with visiting Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui of Tunisia. Wang Yi expressed that China and Tunisia enjoy a long-standing friendship, and both sides have always supported each other on issues concerning respective core interests and major concerns. With the common care of the two heads of state, China-Tunisia relations have maintained a rapid and sound development momentum in recent years, and yielded positive outcomes from practical cooper

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Draft Law Could Return Tunisia to a Police State

[HRW] Since the fall of the government of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, Tunisia’s nascent democracy has made great strides. These include the adoption of a new constitution, greater media freedom, and free and democratic elections. These c…

[HRW] Since the fall of the government of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, Tunisia's nascent democracy has made great strides. These include the adoption of a new constitution, greater media freedom, and free and democratic elections. These changes were reflected in the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2015 to a coalition of civil society groups.

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Maaloul – I’m Optimistic About Reaching Russia

[CAF] Nabil Maaloul has played a part in a number of Tunisian football’s most remarkable feats, from fulfilling the role of assistant coach under Roger Lemerre when Les Aigles de Carthage captured their first and only CAF Africa Cup of Nations to guidi…

[CAF] Nabil Maaloul has played a part in a number of Tunisian football's most remarkable feats, from fulfilling the role of assistant coach under Roger Lemerre when Les Aigles de Carthage captured their first and only CAF Africa Cup of Nations to guiding Tunis-based Esperance to a historic treble in 2011.

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Tunisia Promise Better Show Against Uganda

[Monitor] Kampala -The Tunisia national rugby side had their first training session in Kampala yesterday at Kyadondo Rugby Club, two days after being left for dead against Kenya in a 100-10 thrashing in the Gold Cup. The score line left Ugandans lookin…

[Monitor] Kampala -The Tunisia national rugby side had their first training session in Kampala yesterday at Kyadondo Rugby Club, two days after being left for dead against Kenya in a 100-10 thrashing in the Gold Cup. The score line left Ugandans looking forward to Saturday when the two meet at Legends RFC.

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