13 septembrie 2019

The world watches as Tunisians vote


Starting this weekend, Tunisians will head to the polls for presidential and parliamentary elections, the second time in two years one of the youngest democracies in the world will hold free elections. If the vote and transfer of power go smoothly, Tunisia will pass one of the most important tests for a young democracy, which is the first peaceful handover of power. The successful transition to popular government in Tunisia should be instructive for a region plagued by dictatorship, [...]