While political debates have become fatiguingly familiar for Americans, in Tunisia they have been something else entirely – historic.
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The Independent High Authority for Elections (IHAE) approved Monday a request to hold a Televised talk with presidential candidate Nabil Karoui, head of Heart of Tunisia Party, who is now at Mornaguia Prison.
Either way, the past three days, as Tunisia’s presidential candidates tried to persuade voters in a series of debates, were historic for the country and the region.
Moreover, even though the turnouts have significantly declined in each one of the three consecutive elections reflecting on voter frustration with the existing class of politicians and political parties, for the first time in the Arab world there...
Three nights of live, televised debates brought candidate's views straight to voters, without fear or favour. But will they make a difference at the polls?
Live televised debates with candidates are a new thing in Tunisia and the Arab world. The independent superior election board (Isie) is the guarantor of the rules of the debates, together with the independent high authority for audiovisual...
When the federal party leaders face off in October for the official English and French election debates, they will be answering questions from a panel of journalists — and from some of you.
The last of three televised debates between 26 candidates running for president in elections scheduled Sunday in Tunisia will air on television Monday night.
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May has called for other party leaders to boycott an upcoming French-language debate that has excluded her.
On Monday, Oct. 7, six federal party leaders faced off in an English-language debate in front of a non-partisan live audience at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que., overlooking Parliament Hill.