From the Editors
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The emergence of Salafi movements in post-Ben Ali Tunisia surprised both the international community and many in Tunisia itself. The astonishment was such that when the first Salafi demonstrations took place in downtown Tunis, journalists and observers were talking quite confusingly about the phenomenon. Some accused men of the former regime of having organized the demonstrations by these bearded men, others claimed they were members of the Tahrir Party (a pan-Islamist ...Keep Reading »
Fabio Merone is an independent researcher and correspondent for NenaNews based in Tunisia where he has lived for the past ten years. He is working on a manuscript (in Italian) on the Tunisian transition and he is currently a research associate on a project on Islamism in the Middle East and North Africa funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation.