November 3, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Tunisian government on Sunday decided to prolong the nation's state of emergency, which has been in effect since opposition forces ousted former president Zine Al Abidine Ben Ali in 2011. Ben Ali fled Tunisia to Saudi Arabia in January 2011 during protests against his 23-year autocratic rule ...[read more]
February 6, 2013
by Jerry Votava
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Wednesday spoke out against the assassination of Chokri Belaid, a political opposition leader in Tunsia. Belaid was killed by gunfire outside of his home on Wednesday morning. Pillay described Belaid as "a prominent defender of human rights and ...[read more]

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