Leading Tunisian opposition figure, Chokri Belaid, was fatally shot outside his home in Tunis earlier on Wednesday.
Faisal Al Yafai writes exclusively for CMEC on what the Arab revolutions mean for women in the Middle East.
We look at which figures from Middle Eastern politics and cultural life have been included in TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World in 2012″ list.
Julian Weinberg, the Nyon Process Manager at Forward Thinking, and Professor John Esposito outline some of the problems and possibilities in a post-Ben Ali Tunisia.
At a CMEC event last night Dr Katarina Dalacoura and Noman Benotman discussed in front of a packed audience the question of Islam and democracy, looking in particular at the Islamist movements emerging after the Arab Spring.
Sir Peter Bottomley shares with CMEC a sense of optimism from impressions as an international observer of the Tunisian elections.
As the Islamist Ennahda claim victory in Tunisia, Monica Marks explores the implications for women in this traditionally progressive Arab state.
With Ennahda, Tunisia’s Islamist party, claiming victory in Tunisia’s first election, Rory McCarthy tells CMEC what to expect.
As the world awaits the results of the elections in Tunisia – due to be released tomorrow – Michael Willis reflects upon this tumultuous year.
On 12th May CMEC was delighted to be joined by Hamadi Jebali, Secretary-General of An-Nahdha and Mokhtar Yahiaoui, a member of Tunisia’s High Commission to discuss the current political situation in Tunisia.