Archive For The “Tunisia” Category

Migrants Asking for Protection, Aid not Five-Star lodging

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Migrants Asking for Protection, Aid not Five-Star lodging

Migrants Asking for Protection, Aid not Five-Star lodging Migrants are not looking for “five-star” lodging, once accosted safely they need protection and aid in norms with these countries’ human, egalitarian and fraternal values. By Abdennour Toumi Tragic images showing coffins containing bodies of those who drowned in the Mediterranean assembled in the Tunisian coastal city…

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Tunisia in transition with hope and challenges, UN expert says

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Tunisia in transition with hope and challenges, UN expert says

Tunisia in transition with hope and challenges, UN expert says Tunisia has continued to make progress on democracy since the revolution more than seven years ago, including a Constitution guaranteeing fundamental rights for all Tunisians, but there is still a lot to do, says a UN human rights expert. “Tunisia still faces numerous challenges, including…

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Waiting for A Dream in Africa

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Waiting for A Dream in Africa

Waiting for A Dream in Africa The young leaders in Africa are waiting to see if this dream comes true, the same as the young Arabs, who once were inspired by Obama’s story, rather than Osama’s. By Abdennour Toumi President Macron’s appeasement speech from the podium of Ouagadougou University was highly anticipated, in particular by…

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Sudan jails al-Tayar journalist over article alleging corruption in president’s family

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Sudan jails al-Tayar journalist over article alleging corruption in president’s family

Sudan jails al-Tayar journalist over article alleging corruption in president’s family Sudanese authorities should immediately release al-Tayar Editor-in-Chief Osman Mirgani from prison and drop all charges against him and al-Tayar columnist Mohamed Zine al-Abidine, the Committee to Protect journalists said today. A Sudanese criminal court today sentenced Mirgani to six months in jail for “violating…

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