Tunisia: The referendum and the ramifications for the media | Media

From: The Listening Submit

Tunisians have been among the many freest to voice dissent within the Arab world however a constitutional change threatens that freedom. Plus, LGBTQphobia in Ghana’s media.

As Tunisia prepares to vote on a controversial new structure, President Kais Saied’s persevering with energy seize dangers reversing the nation’s hard-won media freedoms.

Contributors:
Thameur Mekki – Editor-in-chief, Nawaat
Monia Ben Hamadi – Media guide
Monica Marks – Professor of Center East politics, NYU Abu Dhabi

On our radar:

In Iran, three acclaimed movie administrators are arrested for statements made on social media in help of anti-government protests. Meenakshi Ravi stories on why Iran goes after outspoken artists.

Ghana’s LGBTQ-phobia & the media:

Ghana’s media cheers on proposed anti-LGBTQ+ legal guidelines, even whereas they threaten freedom of the press.

Contributors:
Sam Nartey George – Member of parliament
Ebenezer Peegah – Founder, Rightify Ghana
Kapya Kaoma – Anglican priest

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