March 26, 2012

Tunisian Islamists demand Sharia, worry women’s rights advocates

Waving black flags, thousands of Tunisians shouted slogans on Sunday chanting “the people want a Caliphate” and demanding […]
March 21, 2012

In move that bodes poorly for women’s rights, thousands rally demanding Sharia law in Tunisia

AFP reports that several thousand men and women demonstrated outside the Tunisian parliament on Friday to demand the […]
March 8, 2012

As the world marks International Women’s Day on Thursday, women in Tunisia continue to fight for women’s equality

As the world marks International Women’s Day on Thursday, many Tunisian women fear they are losing the gains […]
January 31, 2012

Tunisia blasphemy trial becomes battleground for freedom of expression

In Tunisia, a blasphemy trial has become a battleground for freedom of expression vs. Islam. Via:[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/31/world/africa/tunisia-navigates-a-democratic-path-tinged-with-religion.html?hp]
December 5, 2011

Hardline Islamists interrupt Tunisian university

Tunisia’s Ministry of Higher Education says some 50 ultraconservative Muslims have disrupted exams at a university with calls […]
November 2, 2011

Tunisia’s secular women fret over rise of Islamism

In Tunisia, secular women worry over the rise of Islamism. Via:[http://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFL5E7LP4JL20111026?pageNumber=3&virtualBrandChannel=0&sp=true]
October 18, 2011

Tunisia’s main Islamist party supports an allegedly “moderate” form of Sharia law, worrying women’s rights advocates

Tunisia’s main Islamist party supports an allegedly “moderate” form of Sharia law that would combine “democracy, which is […]
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