What Future for Tunisia?

Tunisia has held the first elections in the region since the beginning of the Arab revolutions in January. They are Tunisia’s first free elections where the outcome is not pre-determined since 1956.The winning party in these elections are the Islamists of Al Nahda claiming 30-40% of the votes, followed by the centre left parties the … Continue reading

Blog Action Day 2011: On the Right to Food, Hunger and Poverty

The right to food is a Human Right: it might be good to be reminded of that fact as we watch around 6 million children die per year as a result of starvation and related diseasesi. The right to food sends us back to the very rights to live, and to live in dignity. It … Continue reading

Egyptian workers movement pulling the revolution forward!

Medias have mainly reported and put emphasis since the beginning of the revolution on the mass gatherings in Egypt in Cairo and Alexandria, while strikes and workers movements were not giving the importance they had in the fall of Mubarak and the continuation of the struggle in Egypt. The workers have been in many aspects, … Continue reading

Where does Al Jazeera stands? The People’s Television?

These past week Al Jazeera television has been at the centre of debates following the resignation of Wadah Khanfar, Al Jazeera’s top executive since 2003, after disclosures from the group WikiLeaks indicating that he had modified the network’s coverage of the Iraq war in response to pressure from the United States. He on the opposite … Continue reading