Ghassen Athmni

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Letter from the Editor

November 23, 2011

Dear Readers, The term “Arab Spring” has always felt ominous to me rather than optimistic. After all, we all know what happened after the short-lived Prague Spring of 1968, which was brutally squashed. As I write this in November, 2011, we read… Read more

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A Rebellion of Civil Society

November 22, 2011

In this interview, Arturo Desimone talks to Tunisian student activist Ghassen Athmni. They discuss the democratic future of Tunisia, non-violence, Islamism, and the (then) coming elections. Athmni states, “This is not a revolution born out of… Read more

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Photos from Tunisia

November 21, 2011

Photos from a trip to Tunisia, taken by Arturo… Read more

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Facebook interview with Tunisian Activist

November 19, 2011

Arturo Desimone chats with student activist Ghassen Athmni about Islamism, conservatism, and extremism in Tunisia. This interview elaborates on the longer one published in the Civil Society Zine as A Rebellion of Civil Society, available… Read more

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