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Pirate Party of Tunisia

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The Pirate Party (Template:Lang-ar-at; Template:Lang-fr) is a small political party in Tunisia which was formed on 7 April 2012.[1] It is the second Pirate party in Tunisia after the Tunisian Pirate Party.[2]

The party achieved notoriety during the Tunisian revolution. Slim Amamou briefly held a ministry, the world's first Pirate Party politician ever to do so, before resigning to protest against repressive measures by the interim government.[3]

Party platform

On the Pirate Party's official website, it lists its main objectives as:[4]

  • preserving the right of every citizen of the absolute freedom of expression, communication, association and assembly
  • representation of small investors to protect their companies from traces of intellectual property background
  • devoted to a citizen's right to move freely around the world
  • direct democracy and the inclusion of digital technology in this area support
  • bringing an end to control of the Internet
  • dedicated to the neutrality of the Internet
  • protecting the freedom of information and independence of investigative journalism
  • unconditional and free access to information
  • working on the principle of absolute transparency of the government and the public sector
  • open government
  • promoting alternative systems of copyright and intellectual property
  • anti-censorship of all kinds
  • defending the rights and freedoms of the individual and the collective, especially with regard to digital freedoms
  • use of free software in public institutions in order to adapt to the era of digital technology at the lowest cost and highest performance
  • promoting open digital standards
  • combating forms of digital monopoly and confront the downsides of proprietary software and the dominance of one party in the market
  • elimination of legal obstacles that hinder the right of the media and particularly the media networks, community and non-profit Free



  1. Journal officiel de la République tunisienne - Annonces légales, réglementaires et judiciaires, n°42, 7 April 2012, p. 2210
  2. Flag of France.svg Melek Jebnoun, « Et si on se retrouvait avec deux « Parti Pirate » ? », Webdo, 13 March 2012
  3. Template:Ar icon History of the Pirate Party 16 June 2012.

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