Alessandra Bajec

Alessandra Bajec is a freelance journalist specializing in the Middle East and North Africa. Previously living in Palestine, then in Cairo, she is currently based in Tunis. Her articles have appeared in The New Arab, and TRT World among others. You can follow her on Twitter: @AlessandraBajec.

Articles by: Alessandra Bajec

Political Arrests in Tunisia Mark Escalation in Kais Saied’s Power Consolidation

This spiral of arrests of political adversaries, lawyers, journalists, and critics marks a dramatic setback for the rule of law and human rights, especially the right to freedom of expression, in Tunisia.

القمع المفرط على المجتمع المدني في ليبيا يُرسخ الإفلات من العقاب

وسط تأجيل الانتخابات إلى أجل غير مسمى والانقسامات السياسية العميقة التي من شأنها أن تواصل تفكيك ليبيا، زادت في الفترة الأخيرة قيود واسعة النطاق على الفضاء المدني في البلاد، وانتشرت ثقافة الإفلات...

Intensified Crackdown on Civil Society in Libya Further Embeds Impunity

For the past several months, tensions have been running high in Libya, once again at a political deadlock since the last planned elections scheduled for December 2021 were postponed, and the parliament...