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Tunisians hand Islamists major defeat in historic vote

Tunisians hand Islamists major defeat in historic vote

| October 30, 2014

(GIN)—North African Tunisians whose rebellion sparked the so-called Arab Spring in 2011, turned out in force to elect a secular party—Nidaa Tounes—over the incumbent Islamist Ennahda party in preliminary results released on Sunday. It was the country’s first election since the “Dignity Revolution” and was marked with a strong turnout of more than 60 percent. […]

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Women to enjoy rights under new Tunisia constitution

Women to enjoy rights under new Tunisia constitution

| February 7, 2014

Tunisia’s new constitution is being called “a revolution in itself” and the most liberal constitution in the Arab world, produced through consensus, for its promises of gender equality.

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