From the Editors
On the evening of 14 January 2011, a single man was shouting on Bourguiba Avenue, "Ben Ali hrab!" (Ben Ali has fled), celebrating the stunning victory of a revolution. In this cry, the admiration for the people, love for freedom, and sorrow for the dead was heard. He was alone in the dark, on an avenue that an angry mob invaded a few hours earlier. He was a lawyer, one of the many lawyers who supported the revolt with all their strength. On 8 February 2013, more ...Keep Reading »
Leyla Dakhli is a researcher in Aix-en-Provence (France) at the IREMAM (Institut de recherche et d’études sur le monde arabe et musulman). She is a historian, and her work focuses particularly on the study of Arab intellectuals, cultural, and social history of the South Mediterranean region.