Tunisia activists win Nobel Peace Prize in boost to fledgling democracy
Tunisian civil society groups won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for helping rescue the only democracy that emerged from the Arab Spring, in a hugely symbolic show of support for the country after a wave of jihadist attacks.
9 October, 2015 Nobel Peace Prize boosts struggling Tunisian democracy TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — It was the fall of 2013 and Tunisia's newfound democracy was in grave danger. The assassination of a left-wing politician had prompted the opposition to walk out of the constitutional assembly. The government was paralyzed, the constitution unfinished and the […]
9 November, 2015 Essebsi hails Nobel winners as saviours of Tunisia Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi Monday hailed the Nobel Peace Prize awarded last month to the National Dialogue Quartet, saying it saved the country from "the spectre of civil war". The prize "paid tribute to the value of dialogue and proved that peaceful revolutions are possible", […]