On September 19 2017, I came to a realisation that my faith and spirituality should not be something I would like strangers to identify me with, and consequently I took off my Hijab. Questioning my Identification with the headscarf was something I have never thought about before. Actuality, it’s something that terrified me altogether because … Continue reading Becoming my Choice
It was a relatively hot day for a winter; everything was calm as usual, the city sinking into its routine. He was seventeen at that time. He had heard rumors from friends in other districts, the media did not podcast a thing about the issue, but I felt it coming, tension was in the air … Continue reading They were Not the Enemy by Wassim Najjar, Tunisia
Here you will find pictures of Tunisia and some of its traditions. What can I possibly tell you about the country I'm proud to call HOME? Most of us dress like in Europe, we do, however, have a lot of beautiful traditional clothes that we wear on special occasions. We have, what I can judge … Continue reading Tunisia, my home by Siwar Terboubi, Tunisia – Photo Essay –
Gafsa is one of the 24 provinces of Tunisia. It is located in central Tunisia, bordering Algeria. It covers an area of 7807 km² (including the 9th largest Tunisian city) and has a population of 337,331 (2014 census). In fact, Gafsa has always been known for its rich mining basin which was controlled by the CPG … Continue reading Gafsa : The Home of The Mining Industry in Tunisia by Rayhan Ben Amor, Tunisia
Today, Tunisia celebrated two special events: Independence day and the National Day for Traditional Costume. I want to share with you these moments of Happiness!
I’ve just got back from a Human Rights Summer Camp with Amnesty International in my hometown Chebba (Tunisia) and you know what? I am not the same person as when I started. Have you ever asked yourself: “How much do I really know about my country?” “Is my way of seeing things realistic?” Well, I … Continue reading The Tunisian Woman: Another Arab Woman? Part 2 by Rahma Sghaier, Tunisia
As I walk the streets of Tunis and watch the frowning faces passing by, I feel so desperate and bitter. It was last week; a salafist-looking man (Beard, Kamees…) appeared in the crowd. He was holding a medium-sized sports bag, walking super fast and looking nervously left and right. A few months ago, nobody would … Continue reading Apocalypse of humanity “Let’s humanize”! by Rahma Sghaier, Tunisia