Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone


Home » Posts tagged with » Afef Abrougui

Tunisia’s draft constitution raises concerns about democratic transition

Tunisia’s draft constitution raises concerns about democratic transition

Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly (NCA) is voting on a new constitution, following a political crisis which put on hold the country’s democratic transition after the assassination of opposition deputy last July, Afef Abrougui writes

Net Freedom in Tunisia: Still a Long Way to Go

Once labelled the "enemy of the internet" -- Tunisia has made tremendous strides in the past two years towards opening up the internet. Still, the country continues to face challenges in its road to expanding freedom online. Afef Abrougui reports

Tunisian court fails to review verdict in Muhammad cartoon case

Tunisian court fails to review verdict in Muhammad cartoon case

Tunisia’s Court of Cassation yesterday failed to review the seven-and-a-half year sentence of Jabeur Mejri, who was convicted last year of publishing cartoons of the prophet Muhammad on Facebook. Mejri’s lawyer, Mohammed Mselmi, told AFP that the demand for an appeal “was mysteriously withdrawn”, even though a hearing had been scheduled

“The internet is freedom”: Index speaks to Tunisian Internet Agency chief

“The internet is freedom”: Index speaks to Tunisian Internet Agency chief

The Tunisian Internet Agency was the Ben Ali regime's instrument for censoring the web. Now, as it attempts to break ties with the past, Afef Abrougui talks to its CEO about the online challenges facing Tunisia