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Two Members of Religious Party Arrested, Referred to Anti-Terrorism Unit

Two Members of Religious Party Arrested, Referred to Anti-Terrorism Unit

| 27 March 2014 | 0 Comments

Two members of the Hizb Ettahrir political party were arrested Tuesday and their cases referred to the Ministry of Interior’s anti-terrorism unit. Party spokesperson Ridha Belhaj told Tunisia Live confirmed the men, whose names could not be confirmed, were Hizb Ettahrir members. “The main charges against them were incitement against the government and disturbing public [...]

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Finance Ministry Says Tunisia Will Sign IMF Agreement by June

Finance Ministry Says Tunisia Will Sign IMF Agreement by June

| 10 April 2013 | 4 Comments

The Tunisian government is in agreement with the IMF on the terms of an emergency loan package, Ministry of Finance spokesperson Oumaya Saharaoui told Tunisia Live, and will sign an agreement in May or June after final arrangements are made. An IMF delegation is currently in Tunis to discuss the agreement. The loan accord has [...]

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Hizb Ettahrir Challenges Tunisia’s Draft Constitution

Hizb Ettahrir Challenges Tunisia’s Draft Constitution

| 07 January 2013 | 2 Comments

Political party Hizb Ettahrir criticized Tunisia’s democratic transition and the current constitutional draft at a public meeting in Gabès on Sunday, January 6. Formerly outlawed in Tunisia, Hizb Ettahrir gained legal recognition by the Ennahdha-led government and calls for the return of the Caliphate by political means. The public gathering on Sunday centered on ways to [...]

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“The Nightmare is not with Islam, it is with Secularism”

“The Nightmare is not with Islam, it is with Secularism”

| 13 March 2012 | 7 Comments

Such is the opinion of Imrana Jan, a prominent media representative of Hizb Ettahrir Britain – the “Party of Liberation.” Jan came to Tunis to attend the party’s international conference organized around the topic, “The Caliphate: a Shining Model for Women’s Rights and Political Role,” held on March 10th. In Tunisia, Hizb Ettahrir is still [...]

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Anonymous Hacks Islamist Party’s Facebook Page

Anonymous Hacks Islamist Party’s Facebook Page

| 12 March 2012 | 21 Comments

The Facebook page of Hizb Ettahrir, an Islamist political party that is legally unrecognized in Tunisia, was hacked last night by a Tunisian group claiming affiliation with the international cyber activist collective Anonymous. A representative of the Tunisian Anonymous group, calling himself “CaliforniaKB,” said that the attack was motivated by the activity of the Tunisian [...]

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Female Members of Hizb Ettahrir Meet in Tunisia Calling for an Islamic Caliphate

Female Members of Hizb Ettahrir Meet in Tunisia Calling for an Islamic Caliphate

| 10 March 2012 | 39 Comments

Hundreds of women gathered at the first international conference of Hizb Ettahrir in Tunis today. Entitled “Caliphate: A shining model for women’s rights and political role,” the summit addressed the shortcomings of liberal democracies with regard to women’s rights. According to Hizb Ettahrir, only an Islamic Caliphate state and the institution of Sharia law can ensure [...]

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Tunisian Women Question Future and Role of Personal Status Code

Tunisian Women Question Future and Role of Personal Status Code

| 07 March 2012 | 8 Comments

Hizb Ettahrir, a legally unrecognized Islamist party, condemns Tunisia’s Code of Personal Status (CPS), and calls for its abolition. Conversely, the Democratic Women’s association calls for developing the code and further reinforcing it. Finally, Constituent Assembly member Jawhara Ettiss defends the CPS for the gains it has imparted on all Tunisian women. On the eve of International [...]

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Banned Islamist Movement Organizes International Women’s Summit

Banned Islamist Movement Organizes International Women’s Summit

| 02 March 2012 | 6 Comments

  Hizb Ettahrir, a legally unrecognized Islamist party, is organizing an international conference for women under the name, “Caliphate, a bright example for the rights and political role of women.” The conference is to be held on March the 10th, in Carthago Hotel, in the northern suburbs of Tunis. Only women can attend the event. Supporters of Hizb Ettahrir from all over the [...]

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Tunisians Take to the Streets in Support of Syrian People

Tunisians Take to the Streets in Support of Syrian People

| 10 February 2012 | 0 Comments

Approximately 1500 Tunisian and Syrian men and women crammed onto the landing in front of the iconic municipal theater in the heart of downtown Tunis today to denounce the Assad regime’s bloody crackdown on Syria’s pro-democratic protest movement. “This demonstration is a demonstration of morality, culture, humanity, and dignity. It is an expression of the power of [...]

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Islamist Organization Organizes Protest to Denounce IMF Director’s Visit to Tunisia

Islamist Organization Organizes Protest to Denounce IMF Director’s Visit to Tunisia

| 03 February 2012 | 4 Comments

Hizb Ettahrir, a global Islamist network that has been denied legal recognition as a political party in Tunisia, organized a demonstration today in downtown Tunis. Approximately 150 Hizb Ettahrir activists – adherents to a strict, conservative interpretation of the Quran, and advocates for the establishment of an Islamic Caliphate – protested against the official visit of [...]

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