In this #BreadandNet 2020 session, Professor Abderrazak Ben Hamida from iCompass outlined the importance of chatbots for connecting vulnerable people to services, focusing on the Tunisian chatbot 3ziza which provides Tunisian vulnerable groups with support during the pandemic.
Tunisian police summoned fashion designer Myriam Bribri on October 8 following her involvement in protests against poverty, inequality and police brutality. Since this was not the first time she has been targeted for her activism, Bribri was less than surprised. Yet, now she was being summoned in for posting[...]
17 December 2020, Ten years ago today, 26-year old Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in protest over injustice and state marginalization, igniting mass uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, and other countries across the Middle East and North Africa. As we mark the 10th anniversary of the Arab[...]
This logo was used in the Public Prosecution’s instagram post announcing the arrest of a Twitter user. In Tunisia and Bahrain, government officials are pushing for laws that would further restrict online freedom of expression in both countries. Sixteen deputies from Nidaa Tounes, the ruling party in Tunisia, and one[...]