Dar Emmima, the Garden of Eden for permaculture in Tunisia
| 29 March 2023 | 15 minutes
In Chebba, Elyes Mkacher has transformed his once abandoned house, nestled between the sea and the olive groves, into a paradise of sustainable living by adopting the permaculture approach. This personal initiative, called Dar Emmima, also fits into the spirit of the "Commons", by making wealth sharing a central and sustainable value.
In Makthar, Kid'Chen project is aiming to ensure the food self-sufficiency of schoolchildren
| 22 March 2023 | 15 minutes
In Makthar, in the governorate of Siliana, an association has transformed the only middle-school and residential school in the region. From energy autonomy to food self-sufficiency, transmission, and empowerment, a whole system revolving around sharing is being organized.
Nightlife: a false sense of security for LGBTQIA+ people
| 22 March 2023 | 20 minutes
In a country where homosexuality is considered a crime, how do LGBTQIA+ people manage to live life to the fullest? In the artistic and nightlife scene, some spaces claim to be - discreetly - open to the LGBTQIA+ community, giving them access to bars and theaters where they can be themselves. Even so, Anas, Imene, Nour, and many other patrons still feel unsafe.
The "commons", an age-old tradition in Tunisia
| 15 March 2023 | 15 minutes
"Water here [Tamaghza] is free for everyone! It has always been and always will be!" In many parts of the country, water, land, and other resources are fairly shared between individuals, a far cry from any privatized system. This community-oriented method of pooling and preserving resources has been around for centuries in Tunisia.
Freezing Ben Ali and Mubarak’s assets: Many violations, few results
| 13 March 2023 | 10 minutes
In France, the Ben Ali clan's asset freezes have been repeatedly violated. Like his Tunisian counterpart, the former Egyptian dictator Mubarak and his entourage have a large number of assets that were supposed to be blocked. Yet between 2011 and 2021, these freezes have been infringed about thirty times, which makes the effectiveness of these economic sanctions questionable.
"We’re at the mercy of everyone": Sub-Saharan Africans facing racist violence in Tunisia
| 26 February 2023 | 15 minutes
"We're living in fear". Many sub-Saharans have been living in a state of constant dread ever since the President issued a statement against sub-Saharan immigration. Afraid for their lives, Anna, Pierre, Mélissa, and many others have gone into hiding in their homes. Within a couple of days, hundreds, if not thousands, of them have lost their housings, jobs or have been attacked. Testimonies.
"You may now shoot the newlyweds"
| 30 January 2023 | 10 minutes
Wedding photography, for both those who have chosen a pairing, and for all their families around them, provides tangible memories that do not wear out. And on the shoulders of the one who is entrusted with immortalizing this moment, which will soon disappear in the blink of an eye, lies the responsibility of mastering it. It is in this place and time that Amine Landoulsi takes his closer look as a correspondent.
Kerkennah, A Land of the Sea
| 30 January 2023 | 15 minutes
In the Kerkennah Islands, life revolves in the orbit of fishing, which is more than just an economic activity; it is rather the backbone of the archipelago. Faced with the threat posed by overexploitation and global warming, photographer Dureid Al-Suweisi explores the island's world and its uncertain future.
A Dog’s Life
| 30 January 2023 | 10 minutes
Upon the increased spreading of stray dogs, who are considered to be sometimes carriers of diseases and others a vicious source of fear, some municipalities see shooting them down with arms as a solution, while Kais Ben Farhat chose to shoot with his Camera.
2022 in review: Inkyfada's editorial highlights
| 29 December 2022 | 15 minutes
Throughout this year, and with thoroughness and passion for our work, our team at inkyfada has tried to provide you with the best possible reporting of events. Let's take a look back at the most outstanding productions of 2022 through this retrospective.
A jeopardized judiciary, trapped between the police and the executive
| 13 December 2022 | 15 minutes
Is justice independent in Tunisia? Police threats, judges' leniency with law enforcement bodies, the executive power’s stranglehold on the judicial system...inkyfada looks into the issues threatening the independence of the judiciary, a few months following Kaïs Saied's arbitrary dismissal of 57 judges.
Sending money home: How Tunisians abroad impact their home country
| 30 November 2022 | 15 minutes
Since the revolution, the money that Tunisian migrants send to their families in Tunisia is increasing significantly. Even during the pandemic, these so-called remittances reached a record high. Why? And how does this impact the Tunisian economy?
Serbia: Why the last European country is stopping visa-free travels for Tunisian citizens
| 21 November 2022 | 7 minutes
Serbia was the last country in Europe where Tunisian citizens could travel visa-free. Starting from November 20, Tunisians now need a visa to enter the small country in Eastern Europe. Why did Serbia change its visa policy? And what role does the European Union play in this?
TuNur: what lurks in the shadow of the Tunisian sun export to Europe?
| 11 November 2022 | 20 minutes
Exporting the Tunisian sun to Europe has been the ambitious vision of the Tunisian-British company TuNur for the past ten years, as it plans to develop a mega solar power plant in southern Tunisia over the next few years. This project will, however, inevitably have an impact on local communities and resources. As we approach COP27 in Egypt, mounting demands for a just transition model are being voiced.
An overloaded justice : a slow judicial system struggling to change
| 29 October 2022 | 15 minutes
Why do most trials drag on for several years? Confronted with the question of the slowness of the judicial system, judges tend to blame it on the lack of human and material resources. But what exactly is the cause?
Highlights of the Sahrawi Issue: A centuries old conflict
| 16 September 2022 | 10 minutes
A few days ago, the Secretary-General of the league of Arab states, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, announced the settlement of the unprecedented diplomatic dispute between Morocco and Tunisia, which was ignited by the reception of Tunisian President Kais Said, the leader of the Polisario Front Ibrahim Ghali in the Republic of Tunisia,  after an invitation addressed to him to attend the Tokyo International Symposium on African Development "TICAD 8". In this article, inkyfada highlights significant milestones from the history of the issue of the Sahara.
Ons Jabeur, taking Tunisia to the tennis top
| 13 September 2022 | 12 minutes
At 27 years old, Ons Jabeur is the second best female tennis player in the world. She has accumulated international titles, making her the first Tunisian as well as Arab woman to reach the highest levels of world tennis. Inkyfada takes a look at her journey from Monastir to the tennis top. 
Across Africa, families of migrants lost at sea join forces for comfort and justice
| 11 September 2022 | 10 minutes
In West and North Africa, survivors of migrants who've vanished have come together to support each other and pay tribute to their family members. But above all, they're trying any means possible to find out the truth and get justice after years of silence.

Immigration through Serbia, the new hope for the youth of Tataouine

"Nothing pushes you to take the bitter option like having a worse bitter option. Our country is suffering from unemployment and my son dreams, like his peers, to have a family. Irregular migration is easier than staying here and watching people develop while he is helpless and humiliated by the lack of resources. I will not wait until I see him hang himself," he said. With these words, Mahmoud summarizes his motives in raising money for his son, to travel in an irregular migration, or harqa "burn" in the Tunisian colloquial Arabic, through Serbia to France, following the path of hundreds of young people from the state of Tataouine.
| 05 September 2022
The Constitution and referendum: unsustainable delays, tensions and malfunctions
| 01 August 2022 | 10 minutes
One year after assuming full powers, Kaïs Saied is implementing his promises: drafting a new Constitution as well as a referendum that will, according to him, "give the people power". Organised in barely two months, several malfunctions have hindered the process.
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