Conor McCormick-Cavanagh

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Trump administration plans to slash US aid for Tunisia

Tuesday, Jul. 4, 2017 | Conor McCormick-Cavanagh, Contributor

The Donald Trump administration’s proposed budget for Tunisia shrinks aid by 70%, representing a threat to Tunisia’s democratic gains.

One year after Sousse attack, Tunisia’s tourism industry remembers victims while remaining hopeful

Monday, Jun. 27, 2016 | Conor McCormick-Cavanagh, Contributor

Tunisia’s tourism sector, bolstered by increased security, continues to push on following the sharp decline it experienced in the wake of last year’s Sousse attack.

Is homophobia at all-time high in Tunisia?

Wednesday, May. 4, 2016 | Conor McCormick-Cavanagh, Contributor

Homophobia has reached an unprecedented level in Tunisia, as National Guard members are posting violent threats against the gay community on social media and signs banning gays from entering are displayed in public places.

Tunisia’s LGBT activists push forward

Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 | Conor McCormick-Cavanagh, Contributor

The LGBT community in Tunisia is seeking to abolish Article 230 — which bans sodomy and under which homosexuals are arrested — despite little support from the government and society.

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Conor McCormick-Cavanagh is a journalist based in Tunisia. He writes about politics and culture of the MENA region. On Twitter: @ConorMichael28

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