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Congrats Tunisia on the New Constitution!
Written by Amira Al Hussaini On 27 January 2014 @ 15:19 pm | 4 Comments
In Egypt, English, Israel, Law, Middle East & North Africa, Politics, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Weblog, Yemen
Bloggers from across the region paid tribute to Tunisia for adopting a new constitution , three years after the ousting of dictator Zeine el Abidin Ben Ali.
The country, the first to join the so-called Arab Spring, is on the right path, they say.
Yemeni blogger Noon Arabia congratulates Tunisians:
Majority vote in #Tunisia 's National Assembly on the constitution. Congrats Tunisia, a step forward & hopeful example for the Arab Spring
— نون عربية (@NoonArabia) January 27, 2014 
Algerian Megari Larbi follows suit:
Happy for Tunisia to have a new constitution. Giant step towards stability. Good luck brothers.
— Megari Larbi (@Larbi71) January 27, 2014 
From Egypt, Mohamed El Dahshan laments the situation in his own country:
WE HAVE A CONSTITUTION! Oh, sorry, I'm just celebrating with my #Tunisia  friends. The Egyptian constitution is worth less than toilet-paper.
— Mohamed El Dahshan (@eldahshan) January 27, 2014 
The comparisons with Egypt continue.
Borzou Daragahi tweets:
— Borzou Daragahi (@borzou) January 26, 2014 
And Israeli Elizabeth Tsurkov chimes in:
So happy for Tunisia. They now have the most democratic constitution in MENA. All of this is thanks to the brave Tunisian people #Sidibouzid 
— Elizabeth Tsurkov (@Elizrael) January 26, 2014 
Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt adds:
Three years after igniting process of change in Arab world Tunisia adopts its new democratic constitution. http://t.co/z1afwKM1st 
— Carl Bildt (@carlbildt) January 27, 2014 
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URLs in this post:
 new constitution: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/01/27/tunisias-constituent-assembly-adopts-new-constitution/
 #Tunisia: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Tunisia&src=hash
 January 27, 2014: https://twitter.com/NoonArabia/statuses/427689941834145793
 January 27, 2014: https://twitter.com/Larbi71/statuses/427742570957910016
 January 27, 2014: https://twitter.com/eldahshan/statuses/427731833766150146
 #Egypt: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Egypt&src=hash
 pic.twitter.com/LbGYh7eqBQ: http://t.co/LbGYh7eqBQ
 January 26, 2014: https://twitter.com/borzou/statuses/427566819528826880
 #Sidibouzid: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Sidibouzid&src=hash
 January 26, 2014: https://twitter.com/Elizrael/statuses/427579592229257217
 http://t.co/z1afwKM1st: http://t.co/z1afwKM1st
 January 27, 2014: https://twitter.com/carlbildt/statuses/427692346290229248
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