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List of political parties in Tunisia

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This article lists political parties in Tunisia. Tunisia was a dominant-party state of the Constitutional Democratic Rally ("RCD" from its French language initials) before the Tunisian revolution. In the aftermath of the revolution the RCD was dissolved by the new state authorities and over 70 new political parties formed.[1]


  • The parties 1
    • Legalized before the Tunisian revolution 1.1
    • Legalized after the Tunisian revolution 1.2
    • Past parties 1.3
  • See also 2
  • References 3

The parties

The following parties opposition parties exist de jure and/or de facto. On January 20, 2011 the cabinet of the interim government recognized all previously banned parties, with the exception of Hizb ut-Tahrir and a few other parties.[2]

Legalized before the Tunisian revolution

Legalized after the Tunisian revolution

Past parties

See also


  1. ^ "Tunisia Seen As Laboratory For Arab Democracy". NPR. 9 May 2011. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Tunisia cabinet to lift party bans". Al Jazeera English. 20 January 2011. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Tunisia - Opposition Parties". Global Security. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
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