And also a medical Doctor: Moncef Marzouki, the current president of Tunisia, studied medicine at the University of Strasbourg in France.
As a physician he founded a center for community medicine in Sousse in Tunisia. He also engaged himself in the prevention in child abuses in Africa. He had been in a political exile in France since 2002 when the Benali regime felt.
Look at this awesome interview given to Julian Assenge the creator of Wikileaks by the president democratically elected of the state of Tunisia. He describes himself as a human rights activist; he was jailed for four month by the Benali regime and say that it was the equivalent of a psychological torture. He bans forever torture and imprisonment as tools at disposal for the special services and intelligence services of his country. He pledges for the total freedom of expression on the internet and Medias whatever they are.
He said also that democracy prevails on Islamic movements in his country because Islamic party became democrats and democrats didn’t become Islamists.
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