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Tunisia Travel: Tozeur Tunisia
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Tunisia Travel: Tozeur Tunisia

We felt the most unsafe as we've ever felt in our travels when we visited Tozeur, Tunisia in the winter of 2015. The day after we left, there were protests in the streets and tear gas was released on the crowds. Additionally, the day we were flying out of Tozeur, Tunisia's president was flying in. As we were leaving the city, we could see protestors setting up in the streets. Our trip to Tozeur took place ...
Our Time in the Orange Zone in Tunisia — By Jennifer Shipp
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Our Time in the Orange Zone in Tunisia — By Jennifer Shipp

I’m having trouble writing about our trip to Tozeur and Douz in Tunisia because I know I can’t post what I write until we get out of the Middle East. Just thinking about the possibility of Internet censorship kind of kills my desire to share our experiences. I may be paranoid about the extent to which our internet accounts are being watched, but then again, I may not. The Internet in our apartment ...
Terrifying Tunisia — By Jennifer Shipp
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Terrifying Tunisia — By Jennifer Shipp

I've had to wait to post all of our experiences about Tunisia until we left the country because I was afraid of being stopped, detained, and who-knows-what else at the airport. Only a few days ago, Al Jazeera in Egypt was shut down, and Charlie Hebdo in France bombed for saying the wrong things about the wrong people. Censorship is something we've experienced in China, but the political tenor was quite a ...
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