Sana Ajmi, Author at Tunisia Live Sana Ajmi, Author at Tunisia Live

Sana Ajmi



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What Do Tunisians Expect From Their New President?
Nine months following the popular uprising that ended the authoritarian rule of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisians have voted in their first free and fair elections, electing a 217-member Constituent Assembly commissioned to draft a new constitution. On Tuesday, December 6th, the Assembly will be confirming the appointment of the country’s Pr...

Tunisia’s Establishes New Trade Union, CGTT
The Tunisian General Labor Confederation (CGTT) has recently held its constituent congress in Nabeul with its Secretary General, Habib Guiza. The new trade union, which claims to have 30,000 members, intends to work toward “modern trade unionism.” The vision of the newly elected leadership of th...

Tunisian Bus Employees on Strike
Bus drivers and employees operating Line 23 from the Tunis Transport Company (TRANSTU) will continue their strike on Monday, December 5, to demand “mobile security guards” to protect them against repeated attacks similar to those seen in recent weeks. In a statement to the Tunisian Press Agency (TAP), Mohamed ...

UGTT Commemorates Tunisian Labor Rights Leader’s Death
The UGTT (Tunisian General Labor Union) has organized a march on December 4th to celebrate the anniversary of the assassination of former Union Leader Farhat Hached, who died on December 5th ,1952. Around 500 trade unionists and Abedsalem Jrad, the Union leader, joined the march that went from the Union headquarters in Mohamed Ali square to t...

Hot Springs in Tunisia: Relief for the Body and Soul
Tunisia is the ideal tourist destination for natural therapy, especially when seeking an escape from the stressful routine of everyday life. In fact, Tunisia is well known for the remedial qualities of its natural hot springs, which attract Tunisians and foreigners alike. Tunisian hot springs are located mainly in Northern, Central, and...

Suspicious Death of Tunisian Girl at El Hana Hotel-Tunisian Protestors Accuse the Libyan Community
A girl fell from a window of the tenth floor of the El Hana International Hotel around 8pm on December 3rd, 2011. The girl’s dead body was found in the parking lot of the Hotel shortly thereafter. The El Hana Hotel is a downtown Tunis landmark located on Habib Bourgheba Street. Omar Mhenni, director of...

Downtown Tunis Marches for Palestine
A march in support of Palestine and the Palestinian people was organized in downtown Tunis yesterday, December the 2nd. The march started at Mohammed VI Avenue and reached January 14th Square (formerly called November 7th Square). The march comes a few days after the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, which was...

Laws Organizing Provisional Tunisian Government Drafted
On December 2nd, Saà¯d Mechichi, the Vice President of the Organisational Committee of the provisional government, told the Tunisian Press Agency (TAP) that the Commission has adopted legislation organizing the provisional government. The legislation was submitted to the President of the National Constituent Assembly, Mustapha Ben Jaa...

Former French Ambassador To Tunisia: I Predicted the Collapse of Ben Ali’s Regime Before Wikileaks Revelations
The former French Ambassador to Tunisia, Yves Aubin De La Messuzià¨re, has revealed that he warned his government of the possibility of the collapse of Ben Ali’s regime before the “reports of U.S. Ambassador Godec released by Wikileaks.” The former french diplomat, who served as Ambassador between 2002 and 2005, stat...

General Strike in Higher Education Institutions
The Tunisian General Federation of Higher Education and Scientific Research announced the commencement of a general strike today, December 1st, in all higher education institutions. The strike is being conducted in response to the ongoing events at the University of Manouba, where student groups, the Union has called ”Salafist” have ...