Network Recruiting Tunisian Youths to Fight in Hotbeds of Tension, Dismantled in Ben Guerdane

A network recruiting Tunisian youths to fight in hotbeds of tension was dismantled in the delegation of Ben Guerdane, in the governorate of Medenine. According to a news release of the Interior Ministry, Saturday, the four members of this network were arrested. The operation is part of the process of dismantling recruitment networks of takfirists to go fight in hotbeds […]

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Workshop to Launch Consulting and Expertise Group On Youth December 5-6 in Tunis

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is holding, on December 5-6, a workshop for the launch of a consulting and expertise group on youth with the support of the European Union (EU). The workshop is part of the NET-MED Youth Project (Networks of Mediterranean Youth 2014-2017) carried out in ten Southern Mediterranean countries, including Tunisia. The project […]

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Mufti of Republic Denounces Use of Children As Human Shield

Mufti of the Republic Hamda Said decried the use of children by terrorists as a human shield and called it a cowardly and despicable act. The repetitive attacks against the country and the people while using innocents as human shields make the crime even more shameful, the Mufti said Friday in a press release. Hamda Said underlined that putting children […]

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Tunisian Youth Parliament – Youths’ Contribution to Elections

National Constituent Assembly (NCA) President Mustapha Ben Jaafar laid emphasis on youths’ responsibility in making of the legislative and presidential elections a success, “by controlling the electoral process and mobilising citizens for these events.” Chairing, Thursday, the opening of the second session of the Tunisian Youth Parliament, Ben Jaafar voiced wish that these youths will be elected after five years […]

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47 Percent of Candidates in Legislative Elections Are Women, 12 Percent Among Them Are Heads of List (neila Chaabane)

“47% candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections are women with only nearly 12% are heads of list,” Secretary of State for Women and Family Affairs Neila Chaabane said Monday. Speaking at a seminar on “Women’s rights at election time and the role of the integral law in combating violence against women and girls,” Mrs. Chaabane said women’s participation in political […]

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