Juliane Frisse

Juliane Frisse

Age: 28 Workplace: Bayerischer Rundfunk/PULS, Munich Topics: The arts and society Host workplace: Nawaat, news portal, Tunis Duration of stay: February 2015 What I want to report on: From a German perspective, I am especially interested in how the lives of Tunisians and the country of Tunisia have been changed by the Arab Spring and the young democracy. How I see Tunisia now: The country in which the Arab Spring began – and in which the transition to democracy seems to be going quite well.

27 February 2015

They come from countries as different as France, Sweden and Lebanon, they manage a company for natural cosmetics or work as a photographer, they are 25 or 71. It’s obvious: There is no such thing as the typical expat experience in the city of Tunis. Five people tell their very personal stories.

11 February 2015

Parliamentary elections, presidential elections, the forming of a new government – Tunisia’s young democracy has covered many milestones within the last months. What picture of Tunisia has been conveyed in German media during this important period in history? The following is an overview of how German journalists portray the political situation in Tunisia at the moment and which aspects catch their interest.