El Hiwar El Tounsi

Key facts

Audience Share

MD

Ownership Type

private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

free content

Media Companies / Groups

El Hiwar Ettounsi TV

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

2003

Founder

Tahar Ben Hassine

Affiliated Interests Founder

Tahar Ben Hassine is a former opponent of the Bourguiba regime. After being imprisoned in the 60s, he left Tunisia for France, via Libya. He creates Al Hiwar Ettounsi in 2003 and gives voice to opponents of the Ben Ali regime. After the revolution, he returned to Tunisia and continues his political and media activities, he joins the party Nida Tounes. In 2014, he sells his shares to Asma Fehri, wife of Sami Fehri, who launched the channel Ettounsiya TV. The two TV stations merge.

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    Alkhatt
  •  
    Reporters without borders
  • Funded by
    BMZ