The many who remain unvaccinated against Covid-19, a case of mistrust and inequality

| 19 May 2022 | 12 minutes
After the vaccination rate skyrocketed from summer to December 2021, the campaign has been floundering. Between the general mistrust, apathy and accessibility issues, a multitude of shortcomings continue to persist, without the State properly addressing them.

The Gabes Shipwreck: yet another disaster for the local fishermen

| 05 May 2022 | 15 minutes
The oil tanker that sank off the coast of Gabes has reignited concern regarding oil spills in this already heavily polluted region. The immediate danger is supposedly over, but this does not necessarily reassure the local fishermen: for years their working conditions have been steadily deteriorating due to pollution.

From Zarzis to Tunis, exiles demonstrate against the lack of UNHCR protection

| 23 April 2022 | 15 minutes
Faced with a lack of adequate protection from the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), protesting exiles are demanding to be evacuated from Tunisia. After occupying the agency's offices in Zarzis for several weeks, they gathered "to assert [their] rights and get assistance" in front of the Tunis headquarters.

Despite the state monopoly, the shortage of subsidised food persists

While the Minister of Trade, Fadila Rebhi, confirms that the necessary quantities of the subsidised products are available, and explains the lack of supply as a result of haste, the shops continue to lack subsidised goods such as vegetable oil and, above all, grain products. How can this discrepancy between the Ministry's statements and the reality be explained?
| 12 April 2022

Along the informal route, from Ben Guerdane to Libya

| 08 April 2022 | 10 minutes
In and around Ben Guerdane, goods from Libya abound. With this unstable and sometimes risky cross-border trade, an informal economy has emerged - one that many of the region's inhabitants depend on.

How is the war between Russia and Ukraine threatening Tunisia’s food security?

| 30 March 2022 | 10 minutes
The threat of a potential food crisis resulting from the war between Russia and Ukraine and the internationally soaring prices of grains have plunged the whole world into a state of fear. How is this crisis threatening the stability of Tunisia's food supply in light of the country's already fragile economic climate with rising debts and dwindling foreign exchange reserves?

Number of deaths caused by police violence, since 2011

Numerous Tunisians have lost their lives as a result of excessive police violence. Virtually none of these victims have had access to a fair trial. Instead, evidence and testimonies are lost in the intricate web of the judicial system. Most of these cases have yet to pass the preliminary research or investigation stage, reflecting a recurring pattern of impunity.
| 20 March 2022

“Civil Society”, in the crosshairs of Kaïs Saïed

| 15 March 2022 | 15 minutes
Since 2011, Civil Society has waged many battles for human rights, justice and the democratic process. However, it has now been demonised by Kaïs Saïed, who is endangering the achievements of the past decade.

Confronted with war, Tunisians flee Ukraine

| 03 March 2022 | 7 minutes
With the advent of war, hundreds of Tunisians decided to leave Ukraine, fleeing the fighting and bombing.

What are the changes to the composition of the Supreme Judicial Council?

| 25 February 2022 | 5 minutes
One week after the dissolution of the CSM was announced, a decree was issued to establish a provisional council, de facto burying its predecessor. However, the new composition has completely replaced the member election process with appointments - some of which are the exclusive prerogative of Kaïs Saïed himself. inkyfada provides an infographic overview.

Arbitrary arrests and residence permits: racist ordeals for Sub-Saharans in Tunisia

| 23 February 2022 | 5 minutes
In Tunisia, obtaining a residence permit is often synonymous with administrative difficulties and inequalities in terms of access, particularly for Sub-Saharan Africans. In addition to the administrative difficulties, they have been subject to arbitrary arrests and humiliating treatment for over a month and a half.  

What does the sudden dissolution of the Supreme Judicial Council mean?

| 09 February 2022 | 10 minutes
In the middle of the night between February 5 and 6, 2022, President Kaïs Saïed announced the dissolution of the Supreme Judicial Council. What is the role of this institution and what does the dissolution mean? inkyfada takes a closer look.

Taboos and taxation, a sore subject at the French Embassy

| 27 January 2022 | 15 minutes
This January, the French embassy regulated its collection system of income tax for its Tunisian employees, which for many of them has caused several years of tax issues, a subject which is handled with the utmost discretion.

Pandora Papers | From one investigation to another, the stagnation of the Justice system

| 24 January 2022 | 12 minutes
SwissLeaks, Panama Papers, Pandora Papers... Despite the many revelations over the past few years, the Tunisian justice system is still struggling to deal with international tax evasion. Where does Tunisia find itself today, seven years after the first investigation was conducted?

Soil fracturing: Perenco's hazardous operations in Tunisia

| 11 January 2022 | 10 minutes
In Kebili, the Franco-British company Perenco has been exploiting non-conventional hydrocarbons for over a decade. Taking advantage of the vague Tunisian legislative framework, Perenco is putting the local environment and health at risk. The investigation was conducted in collaboration with the French media outlet Blast.

Pandora Papers | From oil drilling to tax haven, Ahmed Bouchamaoui's dealings in the British Virgin Islands

| 11 January 2022 | 7 minutes
What is the link between hydrocarbon exploitation in North Africa and a company registered in the British Virgin Islands? Ahmed Bouchamaoui. The businessman and heir to the Al Majd Holding group created a subsidiary of his oil group in this tax haven on January 17, 2000. Inkyfada investigated. 

What are the consequences of the resumed negotiations between Tunisia and the IMF?

| 16 December 2021 | 20 minutes
A 4 billion dollar loan. This is the amount that the Tunisian government is reportedly seeking from the IMF, according to reports from both them and the Central Bank. However, these negotiations imply a set of economic austerity policies for Tunisia. What exactly are they? Inkyfada took a closer look. 

"Women on borrowed time, from abuse to femicide": the new podcast series by inkyfada

| 14 December 2021 | 5 minutes
On December 13, 2021, inkyfada podcast published the first episode of the new series:"Women on borrowed time, from abuse to femicide" , telling the stories of women who have been victims of violence, some of which led to their death. Inkyfada podcast highlights these tragedies, the extent of which is underestimated considering the lack of official numbers on femicides in Tunisia.

What is at stake at Cop26?

| 16 November 2021 | 10 minutes
To understand what is at stake during the COP26, which is currently being held in Glasgow until November 12, 2021, inkyfada reviews the key issues in the fight against climate change, and takes stock of the commitments announced by the member states.
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