Democracy Wins in Tunisia

From peaceful revolution to free elections, the birthplace of the Arab Spring has achieved a stunning transition in just nine months after protests first erupted

Oct 26, 2011
Jane Harman

 

It is imperative that the United States signal its strong support for the new government in Tunisia and make clear its support for strong roles for women and others, says President, Director and CEO Jane Harman from Tunis.

Read the full piece on The Daily Beast.

 

Pictured above, Wilson Center President Jane Harman joins one of the first voters after casting his ballots in Tunis on October 23, 2011. Only nine months after the first Arab Spring protests, Tunisian voters flooded polling stations for their country's first free election.