Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Zine El Abedine Ben Ali

  • Tunisian Constitutionalism and Women’s Rights

    —Adrien K. Wing, Bessie Dutton Murray Professor of Law, University of Iowa College of Law The world was in shock and awe in the winter of 2010 when Tunisia, a small North African country, was able to remove its twenty-three-year leader President Zine El Abedine Ben Ali from power in less than a month—and with relatively little violence.