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Tunisia Journalists Strike Over Media Detentions

(TUNIS, Tunisia) — Journalists in Tunisia are holding a one-day strike to protest what they are calling attacks on freedom of expression with the prosecution of...

TUNISIA: Second Thoughts

To help tally Aly—who, following ancient Moslem practice, more often than not has no last name—Tunisia has passed a law requiring some 3,000,000 Tunisians...

Tunisia: Endurance Record

Just in time for Christmas, the Tunisian state publishing monopoly has announced that it is putting President Habib Bourguiba's choicest speeches on no fewer...

TUNISIA: Making Money

When France devalued the franc, newly independent Tunisia's President Habib Bourguiba saw a chance to make a little money—and a little propaganda. By the end...

TUNISIA: Goodbye to Four Wives

As one of its first acts as an independent nation, the new Moslem-dominated state of Tunisia this week abolished plural marriage (up to four wives at any one...

Tunisia: Shudder at the Knees

Tunisia's Habib Bourguiba has long been the Arab world's loudest cham pion of women's rights. In 1956, when Tunisia won its independence, Bourguiba abolished...

Tunisia: Pals No More

One of the most perishable commodities in the Arab world seems to be gratitude. When Algeria won independence from France after seven years of bloody war, its...

TUNISIA: Friendly Advice

Beset as he was by the EDC fight, Premier Mendès-France found time to keep one prior promise: an attempt to bring peace and stability to France's shaky,...

TUNISIA: Locust Invasion

Ominous pink clouds, as deadly as contaminated air, drifted out of war-torn Algeria into peaceful Tunisia last week. They were locusts, countless millions of...

TUNISIA: Shopping for Arms

To be as loyal as he is to the West, complained Tunisia's peppery President Habib Bourguiba, is "beginning to verge on downright sentimentality." He was...

TUNISIA: Decisive Victory

The Republic of Tunisia had never held a general election before, and President Habib Bourguiba felt obliged to campaign, even though there was no need...

TUNISIA: Use for the White Elephant

Among the world's fledgling nations, the U.S. has had no better friends than Tunisia and its anti-Communist President Habib Bourguiba. But as the U.S. pondered...

TUNISIA: Shrewd Agreement

In his methodical handling of difficult situations, 67-year-old Premier Charles de Gaulle has nowhere shown himself more adept than in his dealings with...

TUNISIA: Professional Conscience

Ce Soir, Paris Communist paper, was red with anger. In a luxurious villa at Pau in sight of the snow-bright Pyrenees, Sidi Mohamed Al Mounsaf was "lazily...