Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

The mood in Tunisia was tense after Ramadan, a month after 38 tourists were killed in the beach resort of Sousse at the end of June. Key buildings on the capital’s main boulevard, Habib Bourguiba Avenue, including the Ministry of Interior, were surrounded with barbed wire and conspicuous police protection. Parliament had just passed a counter-terrorism law criticized by local and international human rights associations for granting extraordinary powers to security agencies.

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How to cite this article:

Benoît Challand "The Invisible Alienation of Tunisian Youth," Middle East Report 276 (Fall 2015).