Mahmoud Ghedira, Author at Tunisia Live Mahmoud Ghedira, Author at Tunisia Live

Mahmoud Ghedira



Protest for Freedom of Expression in Monastir
With for slogan “A3ta9ni ” (leave me alone ), protesters of different backgrounds  peacefully marched in Monastir Streets today, October 17th. The protesters  defined the march as being a peacful walk  for the defense of personal freedom and against religious dictatorship, with signs in Arabic mixed with signs written in Englis...

Reconciliation Between Protestors and Enfidha Cement Company
The Enfidha Cement Company retrieved its equipment from protesters after the company arrived at an agreement with the inhabitants of the town Ain M’dhaker, in the delegation of Enfidha, on Tuesday, September 13th. Inhabitants of this town had confiscated the company’s equipment, which brought a halt to the company’s work beginning...

International Festival of Visual Arts in Monastir Honors Tunisian and Foreign Artists
The International Festival of Visual Arts of Monastir started Monday, September 12th with the showcasing of a collective  of Tunisian artists in the presence of a significant number of professional painters from Europe, America and Asia. Many participants have already expressed their enjoyment in rediscovering Tunisia after the January 14th revo...

Constituent Assembly Election: Monastir and Sousse District Lists
65 candidate lists running for the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) elections have been validated in the constituency of Monastir (nine seats), and 50 tickets in the constituency of Sousse (ten seats) have been approved. In Monastir, three tickets were invalidated because of  candidates’  non-compliance with the legal age criterion a...

Security Restored In Hergla
The most dangerous member of the group of delinquents responsible for provoking panic in Hergla (located in the governorate of Sousse) on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 6th and 7th, has just been arrested after a track race in the region of Chott Meriem (governorate of Sousse) took place on Thursday. According to the radio station...

Sit-in at Monastir Airport Blocks Rail Traffic
Tunisia has seen numerous sit-ins and strikes since January 14th, though few can match the longevity of the sit-in at the Monastir airport that has been ongoing since February. The various actors are still far from finding a consensus to this protest movement. It has perturbed the functioning of the airport but allowed traffic to...

Will Ennahda Apologize for the Attacks of 1987?
On the night of August 2nd, 1987, four explosions took place, simultaneously, in four hotels of Sousse and Monastir. Thirteen people were injured, among them foreign tourists. Islamists were the presumed perpetrators, and the synchronization of the attacks showed their strong organization amidst social crisis. We all know what happened next. Those ...

Monastir: Measures for the Post-Revolution School Year
The university cafeterias of Skanes and Ksar Hellal will open their doors to the students of the higher institute of preparatory studies of Monastir and the higher institute of technological studies on September 5th, and we are waiting for the opening of the other restaurants, asserted the regional manager of the academic works of the...

Ghannouchi: Islam does not present a specific plan for governance
Rached Ghannouchi met today, August 27th, with Al Chourouk, to speak on politics, Islam, and claims that Islam does not provide  a specific formula detailing the relationship between religion and the state. The president of Ennadha clarified his position with regards to several comments concerning Islamic succession that he recently made in Egyp...

Taoufik Baccar Released
Yesterday, August 24th, Taoufik Baccar, the ex-Director of the Central Bank of Tunisia, was questioned at the Tunis Court of First Instance in a case related to financial corruption.  Also involved in the affair was businessman Youssef Moumni, owner of the restaurant “Le Grand Bleu,” located in Gammarth.  According to Assahafa and...