Mehdi Gharbi

For more than a decade Mehdi Gharbi was the secret editor of the Tunis News newsletter. His critical articles about the regime were a part of the opposition that initiated the Arab Spring. All directed from his home in Stockholm. In January 2012, Mehdi Gharbi was granted the Martin Luther King Award, founded by different Swedish civil society organisations as way to honour Dr. King’s legacy of hope and reconciliation.

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