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Ahmed Medien

Contributor profile · 22 posts · joined 7 October 2011

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Ahmed Medien is a senior at the Mediterranean School of Business, in Tunis. He is majoring in business administration with emphasis on marketing. Ahmed is greatly both interest and invested in the MENA region. He is interested in social media and public (economic) policy. He writes about youth and business on ahmedmedien@policymic.com. You may also find me on twitter at @ahmedmedien

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20 October 2013

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#FreeBoussa: Moroccan Netizens Protest Teen Trial over Public Kiss

Three teenagers have been arrested in Morocco. Their crime? The first two were arrested for kissing in public, and the third for photographing them.

13 October 2013

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Mashrou’ Leila Is Back on Stage to #OccupyArabPop

Lebanese indie band Mashrou' Leila is taking the Arab world by storm. Ahmed Medien looks at how the band is using social media to reach out to audiences.

1 October 2013

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Breaking Taboos: Tunisians Speak Up Against Homophobia

#TnGay took the Tunisian Twittersphere by storm. Ahmed Medien shares with us what netizens think of homosexuality in Tunisia.

21 June 2012

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Tunisia: Salafis Run Amok over ‘Blasphemous’ Art Works

A group of Salafists attacked an art exhibition, Le Printemps des Arts, in La Marsa, (north suburb of Tunis) destroying some of the art works deemed blasphemous to Islam. The...

18 June 2012

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Tunisia: Final Draft of New Constitution Preamble Causes Controversy

Tunisians are fuming over the final draft of the preamble (prelude) of the new constitution, drafted by their first elected parliament after the fall of the Ben Ali regime. Many...

4 June 2012

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Tunisia: Netizens Voice Frustration Over Slow Legislature

Tunisian netizens are turning to their keyboards and touch screens to voice their frustration with the performance of their representatives at the country's Constituent Assembly. Six months after their election,...

12 May 2012

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Algeria: Low Turnout in Legislative Elections

On May 10, Algeria's first legislative elections since the start of the Arab uprisings were held. Many people expressed their disillusionment with the current political system by not voting.

16 April 2012

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Tunisia: Book Readers to the Streets!

Following weeks of demonstrations in Tunis, a new event has been announced, called “L'avenue ta9ra”, or “The avenue reads”. The plan is for Tunisians to bring their books to Habib...

26 March 2012

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Tunisia: Bloggers Help Draft the Constitution

On October 23rd, 2011, Tunisians elected an assembly to draft its new constitution, following the toppling of the Ben Ali regime. Now, five months later, the assembly has just started...

13 March 2012

Tunisia: The New Phase of Social Media

The use of social media has grown popular during the days of the Tunisian revolution in early January 2011. Today, netizens and politicians maintain a presence online to reach target...

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