A Constitution for all Tunisians
New Constitution Provides a Glimmer of Hope – Many Challenges Still Lie Ahead
On 26 January 2014, the Tunisian transitional parliament adopted the new constitution with an impressive majority. The international reaction to what has been achieved has been full of superlatives: “the most modern constitution in the Arab world” and “a model and example for the rest of the Arab world”. However, disappointment about the political class is increasing. What are the reforms the Tunisians are calling for and how do the political parties respond?