, Beji Caid Essebsi is the only president who was able to unite the Tunisian people, particularly in a very difficult post-revolution situation marked by divisions and the rise of extremism," a woman told TAP.
His interest in politics began at a young age, inspired by a pro-independence protest on April 9, 1938 in which 22 Tunisians died at the hands of French colonial forces.Read Also:King Mohammed VI Extends Condolences Over Death of Tunisia's President Caid EssebsiHe began his political career after Tunisia's independence, serving as an advisor to President Habib Bourguiba
said that the rescue unit evacuated the 23-year-old Asian man after creating a hole in the wall using special devices.
Essebsi then joined Bourguiba
as an adviser after the country's independence from France in 1956.
Le ministre de la Culture a dans ce contexte mis l'accent sur l'importance de tirer profil de la pensee du Bourguiba
, considere comme une figure nationale qui a eu son impact dans l'histoire de la Tunisie.
In one of the highlights of the day, martyrs and victims of the 2008 uprising in the mining town of Redeyef, also known as the "Victims of Mining Basin" paraded in the street of Habib Bourguiba
demanding truth about the repression of the popular uprising in January 2008 during which three people died.
Tunis's Avenue Habib Bourguiba
is the place where freedom celebrates itself, and where individualism celebrates its achievements, amid creative displays, jazz, reggae and rap rhythms, and poems and paintings all seeking to stand up to the fundamentalist and salafi desire to stifle society and subdue it.
The police used tear gas and batons to disperse stone-throwing protesters who stormed Habib Bourguiba
Avenue on Apr 9, in defiance of a ban on rallies on a street that was a focal point of protests that ousted Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali from the presidency last year.
La tension restait tres vive hier lundi dans le centre-ville de Tunis, les policiers chargeant et tirant des lacrymogenes sur des manifestants replies dans les alentours de l'avenue Habib Bourguiba
, oE un rassemblement venait d'etre violemment disperse, a constate l'AFP.
The clashes erupted when security forces used to tear gas to prevent the people participating in the rally to reach Habib Bourguiba
street, downtown Tunis.
Following the ouster of former dictator Ben Ali, the section of Habib Bourguiba
Avenue in front of the ministry was closed-off, preventing cars and pedestrians from passing through, and envoking the ire of many Tunisians.
Melero also implicated Habib Bourguiba
, the late Tunisian president, in the killing.