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Hechmi Hamdi Elected as Head of Party of Progressive Conservatives
Hechmi Hamdi, founder of The Popular Petition for Freedom, Justice, and Development (Al Aridha Chaabia) – a political movement and electoral list that won 26 seats in National Constituent Assembly – has been elected on Saturday February 4th as Secretary General of the Party of Progressive Conservatives (PPC) after the resignation of ...

Wave of Resignations Shakes Aridha Chaabia
Twelve members of Aridha Chaabia - nine of which are head of lists – declared in a press release that they want to be independent from the party. This, according to the document, comes because of “Hashmi Hamdi‘s attempts to deprive them of their will, and his persistence in imposing his opinion in issues directly involvin...

Tunisia Live Interviews Hachimi Al Hamidi, Leader of Al Aridha
Note: This interview was conducted in the morning of October 27th.  In a press conference held later that evening, ISIE (the Independent High Authority for the Elections) announced its decision to drop Al Aridha’s lists in several districts, including: Tataouine, Sfax 1, Jendouba, Kasserine, Sidi Bouzid, and France 2, causing the party to ...

Tunisia’s Elections: Winners, Losers and Surprises
Preliminary results have confirmed that the moderate Islamist party Ennahda is the clear winner of Tunisia’s elections. Ennahda members said that they won around 40 percent of the 217 seats of Tunisia’s Constituent Assembly. According to preliminary indications, the CPR and Ettakatol are competing for the second place. PDP, on the other...

Aridha Chaabia/ Popluar Petition
The People’s Petition for Freedom, Justice and Development party was created by the independent political writer and media figure, Mohamed Hechmi Hamdi on March 17, 2011. Mohamed Hechmi Hamdi was born in the province of Sidi Bouzid in central Tunisia. He received his BA in Arabic Language and Literature from the ...