Openly gay lawyer Mounir Baatour announced on Thursday that he would be standing as a candidate in Tunisia’s presidential elections in September, a first in the Arab world, but gay rights groups in the country warned that this could be dangerous for them. Tunisia 

Tunisian Gay Lawyer Announces, He is Running for President amid…

Gay Tunisian lawyer announces he is running for president amid community backlash Openly gay lawyer Mounir Baatour announced on Thursday that he would be standing as a candidate in Tunisia’s presidential elections in September, a first in the Arab world, but gay rights groups in the country warned that this could be dangerous for them. His announcement is “a first… Read More
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Tunisian President, Caid Essebel Dies at 92

The Tunisian presidency announced on social media on Thursday that Tunisian Presient Beji Caid Essebsi, has died. He was 92. Essebsi had been hospitalized at the military hospital in Tunis on Wednesday night, according to the official statement. He was previously hospitalized with a “serious illness” on 27 June. Essebsi was the first president democratically elected in 2014, three years… Read More