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“A Foreigner in My Own Country:” The Unguaranteed Right to Tunisian Citizenship

| 07 July 2020 | 20 minutes
Despite a major reform to Tunisia’s Nationality Code in 2010, many barriers remain on the path to claiming Tunisian citizenship - particularly for individuals born outside of Tunisia to a Tunisian mother and a non-Tunisian father. In a country with approximately 10% of its population living abroad, the personal and political consequences of the uncodified nature of this system are widespread. Inkyfada offers a guide through the process of claiming this right, featuring an interactive flowchart: “Where are You, a 'Tunisian of Origin,' on the Path to Citizenship?” as well as newly-released data from the Ministry of Justice.   

COVID-19: Key Dates in the Management of the Epidemic in Tunisia

| 15 May 2020 | 0 minutes
Barely two months after the first awareness-raising campaigns against COVID-19, general confinement was announced throughout Tunisia. Since the beginning of the year, the government and national authorities have been trying to prepare for the international health crisis, leading to border closures, curfews, social assistance... Here is a chronological overview of all the measures introduced throughout the country. 

COVID-19: Masks, the Authorities' Big Slip-Up

| 13 May 2020 | 15 minutes

"After confinement, everyone will have to wear masks," health minister Abdellatif Mekki said on April 5, contradicting what the authorities had said a few weeks prior. Masks are increasingly found in pharmacies and street stalls but were widely unavailable at the start of the epidemic. Behind the scenes, production is frequently delayed and official guidelines remain unclear.

Pesticides in Tunisia: a Poisoned Gift

| 22 January 2020 | 15 minutes

In Tunisian farmland, pesticides are everywhere. Most farmers are now dependent on these chemicals to cultivate fruit and vegetables and maximize their yields. But with little monitoring and regulation, these pesticides may pose many risks to the consumer.

China Cables: Who Are The Uighurs And Why Mass Detention?

| 27 November 2019 | 6 minutes
To better explain China's actions and the findings of the China Cables, we answer some key questions about who is involved, the crackdown's origins, and the significance of the secret documents.

An Election Campaign Haunted by Public Opinion Polls

| 13 September 2019 | 7 minutes
Since the beginning of the election campaign, public opinion pollsters have been prohibited from publishing their findings. However, they can still conduct private surveys for candidates wanting to know their popularity rates and readjust their platforms accordingly. What impact do these polls have and how are they used?
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