Euromed Reporter: Tunisia.

  • Queer in Tunisia: "What are you, a faggot?"

    By on April 25, 2014

    They're young, queer and suf­fer­ing. Three years after the Arab Spring, ho­mo­sex­u­al­ity and bi­sex­u­al­ity re­main a taboo, and in Tunisia, a crime. In spite of this the young, queer gen­er­a­tion wants to fight for its rights. But what they lack is the sol­i­dar­ity, strat­egy and courage to start an influential move­ment.

  • Free Running In Tunisia: Parkour is a lifestyle

    By on March 20, 2014

    In the cen­tre of Tunis and on its out­skirts, urban spaces have re­cently be­come a play­ground for the young peo­ple who prac­tise the art of get­ting around: park­our. Cafébabel spent five days with Hichem Naami, park­our mas­ter and founder of the Tunisan Freemove as­so­ci­a­tion. This is a photo story about the Tunisians whose dance­floor is the city it­self

  • The cinema clubs of Tunis: Art and resistance

    By on March 13, 2014

    Since their establishment in the 1960s, film clubs in Tunisia have been spaces of creative and intellectual freedom. They’re a breeding ground for trainee film-makers passionate about the seventh art as well as activists from across the left-wing spectrum- the opposition to the regimes that have ruled the country since its independence.

  • The Tunisian bloggers: Revolution 2.0?

    By on March 9, 2014

    In 2011, the world celebrated the Tunisian revolution 2.0. If the bloggers were the heroes, the internet was their weapon of choice. Three years later, in the midst of cyber threats and the return of the traditional political parties, social media has turned out to be a double-edged sword even for those who were at the forefront of the mobilization. Long live the bloggers?