Lina Ben Mhenni: b. 1983; Lina Ben Mhenni is a Tunisian Internet activist and assistant lecturer at Tunis University. In 2011, Mhenni was the only blogger present in interior cities when, during the Tunisian Revolution, government forces massacred protesters. Her reports provided information to other activists and the media. Since then, Mhenni has played a prominent role, speaking out against corruption in the Tunisian regime.
The Nobel Peace Prize for the Tunisian National Dialogue QuartetI congratulate Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet for their selection as winners of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize.This extraordinary honor recognizes the critical role civil society organizations played following the Tunisian revolution — by preserving national unity and constructing a political process that led to both