Democracy in Tunisia put to the test

Modified: 25/11/2013 - 18:26

Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring, has been wracked by political turmoil since ex-president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali was ousted in 2011. After months of crisis and the assassination of two prominent opposition figures, the ruling Islamist Ennahda party is in talks with the opposition to form an interim government ahead of fresh elections.