ALDA stands by the Tunisian people

Statement by ALDA Vicepresident Alessandro Perelli

Isolated acts of terrorism will not hinder the progress towards democracy and development

“We are extremely close and in solidarity with Tunisian people, seriously affected by the terroristic attack at the Bardo Museum, which caused more than 20 victims.

Tunisia was the first country actively involved in the so-called Arab Spring, and the only country which succeeded so far in establishing democratic constitutional rules and a Governmental change through the elections, with full institutional legitimation. Probably because of this reason, it became a target for those who want to hinder this process and the reforms of freedom, protection of civil rights and equality, and freedom of religion, that Tunisian people and Parliament freely want to set up.” […]