iWatch is a Major Piece of Democracy Protection in Tunisia

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Catania    I had heard about iWatch before arriving in Tunis from one of our leaders in Grenoble, who has roots in Tunisia, and said we had to meet with them.  Their website seemed to identify them as an anti-corruption nonprofit.  Once in Tunis it seemed to the Organizers’ Forum delegation that everywhere we went, we …

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Call Center Workers, Political Drama, and Student Unions – All in a Day in Tunis

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Tunis       We are so lucky to be able to come together and visit organizers, activists, leaders, and others who are trying to build organizations and navigate the challenges of empowering people in different countries.  The Organizers’ Forum is close to completing our eighteenth journey, this time in Tunisia.  In the middle of it, the …

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A Constitution That Matters to People in Tunisia

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Tunis     The Organizer’s Forum delegation, coming from Canada, the United States, Italy, France, Kenya, and Cameroon, began the morning, appropriately, with a briefing on the developments in Tunisia since the Arab Spring.  A large Organizers’ Forum delegation had visited Egypt within the first year of the revolution, but we were disappointed to see the …

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