Pirate Party Activist Joins New Tunisian Cabinet

From Foreign Policy via Third Party and Independent Daily:

After weeks of public protests on- and offline the Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali resigned and escaped the country last Friday. Today, the head of the transitional government, Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi, announced his new cabinet members which include a familiar name. Slim Amamou, the Pirate Party member and freedom of speech activist who was arrested just a few days ago, is now the (deputy minister) State Secretary of Youth and Sports. . . .

2 thoughts on “Pirate Party Activist Joins New Tunisian Cabinet

  1. NewFederalist

    Perhaps they will restore the Husainid Dynasty. The last Bey never renounced his rights when deposed in 1957.

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