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African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
CEN-SAD was established in February 1998 by six countries, but since then its membership has grown to 28. One of its main goals is to achieve economic unity through the implementation of the free movement of people and goods in or...
Embassy Row
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La Francophonie
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League of Arab States
A regional organization of Arab states in Southwest Asia, and North and Northeast Africa. The Arab League currently has 22 members and four observers. The main goal of the league is to "draw closer the relations between member Sta...
Partners in Population and Development
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is the only organization in the world fully dedicated to the promotion of South-South partnerships.
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

News Releases

African Journalists leaders summit outlines strategies to roll back impunity and defend journalists' rights
2009-06-30
Federation of African Journalists (FAJ)
Leaders of the Federation of African Journalists have condemned at their biannual meeting in Djibouti on June 23rd, the unsafe and precarious working conditions of journalists in Africa.
IFJ backs red-armband campaign after Tunisian journalists attacked
2012-04-12
International Federation of Journalists
The IFJ has strongly condemned the Tunisian government following the physical assault of at least 14 journalists in two separate incidents this week.
IFJ Condemns Assault on Union Activist in Tunisia
2009-10-16
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned attacks and harassment of Tunisian journalists after a series of incidents which suggest deliberate targeting of activists for indepen...
The IFJ supports its affiliate in Tunisia in its search for the two Tunisian journalists missing in Libya
2015-01-14
International Federation of Journalists
The IIFJ has declared its full support to the National Trade Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) in its efforts to investigate the claim made by the Islamic State (IS) in its efforts to investigate t...
Middle East and North Africa: Blogging flourishes; governments block and monitor content
2009-11-06
Thousands of writers, journalists, activists, lawyers and others are expressing their dissent and reporting on social issues by blogging throughout the Middle East and North Africa, says a new report ...
Police in Tunisia's Gafsa mining region harass reporter for banned newspaper
2009-05-20
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the way the police in Tunisia have been harassing political activist Ammar Amroussia in recent days. Amroussia writes for El Badil (Alternative), a banned ...
Reporters Without Borders opens bureau in Tunis
2011-10-14
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders opened a bureau in Tunis on 12th October. Its staff will have the job of raising media freedom violations with the Tunisian authorities and helping to build and develop stabl...
Tunisian journalist in desert prison could die from untreated asthma attacks
2010-07-28
Reporters without Borders
Tunisian journalist Fahem Boukadous has been in extremely poor health since police arrested him on 15 July to begin serving a four-year jail sentence for covering protests in the Gafsa mining region o...

Sources Select Resources

African Journalists leaders summit outlines strategies to roll back impunity and defend journalists' rights
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Federation of African Journalists (FAJ)
Leaders of the Federation of African Journalists have condemned at their biannual meeting in Djibouti on June 23rd, the unsafe and precarious working conditions of journalists in Africa.
After the Arab spring, the struggle continues on a university campus
A dispute between a secular academic and conservative Islamists threatens the peace at a Tunisian university
Brulliard, Karin
Article
2012
The Guardian
A university administrator takes a stand against religious extremism.
Connexions Library: Middle East Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on the Middle East.
Human Rights Protections Weaken as Tunisia Fights Terror
Abrougui, Afef
Article
2015
Global Voices
The Tunisian government is cracking down on civil and political rights as it fights a rise in Islamist insurgency, in the aftermath of the deadliest terror attack in the country's history.
IFJ Condemns Assault on Union Activist in Tunisia
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned attacks and harassment of Tunisian journalists after a series of incidents which suggest deliberate targeting of activists for indepen...
The IFJ supports its affiliate in Tunisia in its search for the two Tunisian journalists missing in Libya
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists
The IIFJ has declared its full support to the National Trade Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) in its efforts to investigate the claim made by the Islamic State (IS) in its efforts to investigate t...
Middle East and North Africa: Blogging flourishes; governments block and monitor content
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Thousands of writers, journalists, activists, lawyers and others are expressing their dissent and reporting on social issues by blogging throughout the Middle East and North Africa, says a new report ...
Police in Tunisia's Gafsa mining region harass reporter for banned newspaper
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the way the police in Tunisia have been harassing political activist Ammar Amroussia in recent days. Amroussia writes for El Badil (Alternative), a banned ...
Tunisia charges editor with complicity in terrorist attack
Committee to Protect Journalists
Article
2015
Committee to Protect Journalist
Tunisian authorities should drop charges against an editor accused of complicity in the June 27 terrorist attack on Sousse beach that killed at least 39 people.
Tunisian journalist in desert prison could die from untreated asthma attacks
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Reporters without Borders
Tunisian journalist Fahem Boukadous has been in extremely poor health since police arrested him on 15 July to begin serving a four-year jail sentence for covering protests in the Gafsa mining region o...


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