Spending summer vacation in Tunisia almost instantly brings back the reasons that pushed one to seek residence elsewhere. After one heck of a year and some personal achievements, like most of immigrants I go back where I’m from. It amazes me how passive people are. With all the security risks we are living in (I … More Autopsy of a Tunisian qualm
Another day, another terrorist attack in Tunisia. Thus, this time the gunmen reached another level of terror by targeting almost exclusively tourists (20 tourists were dead and 2 Tunisians, until the last news). Although it is still unclear whether the target was the parliament that is, interestingly enough, discussing the anti-terrorist law that same moment, … More Deadly terrorist attack in Tunisia : Point of view
Following the wave of “Je suis Charlie” and “I am Charlie” that floaded the social media over the last few days, i’ve passed through a dilemma, Do i have to be Charlie ? Again, being arab living in an occidental society, confronts me more often to existential questions than my fellow ‘native’ citizens. Selective Show … More To be “#JeSuisCharlie” or not to be ?
October 31st, Bernard-Henri Lévy was ousted by Tunisians as soon as his airplane landed at Tunis-Carthage airport. Who is he ? BHL is a wealthy self entitled french philosopher. His multimillion fortune does certainly not come from his writings but from his heritage (African exotic wood pillage exportation) and his businessman skills. He didn’t achieve … More Bernard-Henri Levy ousted from Tunisia
A quick post to notice that until today October 2014 Bouguiba shadow is still floating over Tunisia. Unnecessary to remember how Ben Ali worked relectlessly on degrading education level to produce ignorant youth easier to control. As much as first post independence president Habib Bouguiba believed in education as a whirwithal to economic and intellectual … More Bouguiba’s shadow is still floating over Tunisia
Today Tunisia lives its second elections since January 14th revolution wich bravely ended 23 years of Ben Ali’s and in laws dictatorship and tight grip on the country. Of course these elections remind us of the highly emotional first days of our revolution. When the air we breathed finally tasted freedom, when our flag belonged … More Tunisia’s first ever free parliament elections : between pride and deception
Today in Tunisia police ended a terrorist barricade that lasted about 24h in a house located at Chebaou,Oued Ellil, one of the capital’s poor neighberhood. The operation was a success for the police who encercled the house for houres, tried to negociate the liberation of two kids that were held in by their mother. At … More Women implicated in islamic terrorism : point of view