Tunis

Advertisement

Advertisement
Background: Following independence from France in 1956, President Habib BOURGUIBA established a strict one-party state. He dominated the country for 31 years, repressing Islamic fundamentalism and establishing rights for women unmatched by any other Arab nation. In recent years, Tunisia has taken a moderate, non-aligned stance in its foreign relations. Domestically, it has sought to defuse rising pressure for a more open political society.



Blogs from Tunis

Latest Blog Posts from Tunis

Tot: 2.519s; Tpl: 0.035s; cc: 7; qc: 135; dbt: 0.0983s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.7mb