7 Dec
2 years after revolution, Tunisia’s interior still suffers, endangering democratic transition | Associated Press via The Washington Post
RABAT, Morocco — Five days of riots last week in a town in Tunisia’s impoverished interior wounded hundreds of people and deepened the rift between the two most powerful forces in this North African country: the moderate Islamist ruling party and the main labor union.
With the two at loggerheads, the threat of a nationwide general strike next week could plunge the economically struggling country back into chaos, endangering its government and its transition to democracy nearly two years after Tunisians ousted a dictator and kicked off the Arab Spring revolutions.
FULL ARTICLE (Associated Press via The Washington Post)
Photo: Nasser Nouri/Flickr 

2 years after revolution, Tunisia’s interior still suffers, endangering democratic transition | Associated Press via The Washington Post

RABAT, Morocco — Five days of riots last week in a town in Tunisia’s impoverished interior wounded hundreds of people and deepened the rift between the two most powerful forces in this North African country: the moderate Islamist ruling party and the main labor union.

With the two at loggerheads, the threat of a nationwide general strike next week could plunge the economically struggling country back into chaos, endangering its government and its transition to democracy nearly two years after Tunisians ousted a dictator and kicked off the Arab Spring revolutions.

FULL ARTICLE (Associated Press via The Washington Post)

Photo: Nasser Nouri/Flickr 

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