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In Tunisia, Jews enjoy stability, but not democracy


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/in_tunisia_jews_enjoy_stability_but_not_democracy_20080125

In many ways Tunisia is unique in the Arab world. Tunisia's president promotes education and protects Tunisian Jews from the chaos and religious extremism enveloping much of North Africa. Tunisia has also played a very constructive and positive role in the Middle East peace process. However, stability in Tunisia -- for its Jews and for the country as a whole -- has come at the expense of democratic rights.

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