Posted in September 2014

18. The end of a tolerant society?

Tunisia could long be considered an example of stability, equality and tolerance in North Africa and Middle East. Tunisia‚Äôs first president Habib Bourguiba ensured that women were given equal rights and encouraged the secularization of Tunisian society. His successor Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali struck a more religious tone, but ensured that radical Islamism could not … Continue reading