Rida Barakati, the brother of Nabil who was killed under torture, asked for the police station where his brother was detained to become a library and a home for civil society associations, offering the family’s own library.

On the 17th and 18th of November, 2016, Tunisia witnessed historic televised public testimonies from survivors and relatives of those who were killed or disappeared under the repressive regimes since the 1950s. How did Tunisia get to this stage in the process of Transitional Justice (TJ)? How has the public event itself unfolded? And what does the nation expect from the process?

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