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Tunisia in transition

At the beginning of 2011, Tunisia found itself in turmoil. Within the space of a month, dozens of protesters had died during nationwide street demonstrations and the president of 23 years had been toppled. As the country begins the task of remaking its government, RFI examines what these historic events mean for Tunisia and its people.

23/10/2011 - Tunisia

Plethora of parties stand for Tunisia's new Constituent Assembly

In what is being hailed as the first election after the Arab Spring, Tunisians go to the polls Sunday. They are electing a Constituent Assembly

21/06/2011 - Tunisia

Ben Ali and wife sentenced to 35 years in prison

A Tunisian court has sentenced ousted leader Zine el Abidine Ben Ali in absentia to 35 years in prison for misappropriating public funds.

17/01/2011 - Timeline

Tunisia's turning points

Follow the dramatic recent developments in Tunisia with this timeline.

17/01/2011 - Tunisia

Overlooked Tunisian parties dismiss unity government

Tunisian opposition parties overlooked in the country’s new interim government have strongly criticised the decision to include members of ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali’s ...
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