Tunisian democracy: Learning the hard way

As Tunisia marks five years since its revolution, we bring you a special report that takes a closer look at the country’s situation today.


Five years after Tunisia’s revolution and the fall of dictator Ben Ali, Tunisians are uneasy about the future. The country is on the path to democracy, parliament has adopted a new constitution and free elections have been held, but Tunisia still faces many challenges: a struggling economy, a battered tourism industry, youth unemployment and an increasing threat from Islamist terrorists.

>>On, also watch our report "The Arab Spring's unfulfilled promises

FRANCE 24's Grégoire Deniau meets Tunisians who share their hopes and doubts, from the capital Tunis to the remote provinces.

>>On, also watch our interview with Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid and our debate : "Five years of turmoil: Was the Arab Spring worth it?"


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