Tag: Hamma Hammami

Leaders Fail to Choose Prime Minister, Deadline Extended

Leaders Fail to Choose Prime Minister, Deadline Extended

| 02 November 2013 | 4 Comments

Political leaders failed to reach consensus Saturday on a candidate to lead a caretaker government, and talks will be extended two more days. Leaders of political parties met at the Ministry of Human Rights building in Bardo to decide on a candidate to serve as prime minister after the expected resignation of the current government. [...]

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Popular Front Denies Alliance with Nidaa Tounes

Popular Front Denies Alliance with Nidaa Tounes

| 25 June 2013 | 1 Comment

Hamma Hammami, spokesperson of the Popular Front, denied rumors of an electoral alliance between his party and the Nidaa Tounes party in a telephone conversation today with Tunisia Live. In an official statement released on June 21, the Popular Front also claimed that rumors of an alliance were false. According to Hammami, Ennahdha members started [...]

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New Party Joins Left-Wing Coalition of Assassinated Politician Chokri Belaid

New Party Joins Left-Wing Coalition of Assassinated Politician Chokri Belaid

| 14 June 2013 | 1 Comment

The al-Qotb (“Pole”) party, formerly part of the al-Masar party, has joined Tunisia’s Popular Front coalition. The Popular Front includes the Democratic Patriots’ Movement (al-Watad) of assassinated leftist politician Chokri Belaid, the Workers’ Party, and ten other left-wing parties, in addition to al-Qotb. It took the party more than four months of dialogue and negotiations [...]

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Anonymous Letter Claims New Details on Belaid Assassination

Anonymous Letter Claims New Details on Belaid Assassination

| 22 May 2013 | 1 Comment

The spokesman for assassinated opposition politician Chokri Belaid’s Popular Front coalition claims to have acquired an anonymous letter with further details about Belaid’s murder. Hamma Hammami said yesterday on the Nessma television station that his wife, Radhia Nasraoui, a lawyer and human rights activist, received a letter yesterday with details about the assassination, which occurred February [...]

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Survey Finds Low Levels of Trust for Political Leaders

Survey Finds Low Levels of Trust for Political Leaders

| 08 March 2013 | 3 Comments

As the composition of the new government is set to be announced Friday, a recent poll by market research company Sigma Conseil sheds some light on the current political attitudes of Tunisians. The survey’s most significant finding was that Tunisians expressed low levels of trust in political leaders. Out of the poll’s 1,616 participants, 59% [...]

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