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Who are Nobel Peace Prize winners the Tunisian national dialogue quartet?

A group of pro-democracy organisations helped to build a sustainable peace in the country following the "jasmine revolution"

By Sadie Levy Gale  

People hold Tunisian flags as they demonstrate two days after gunmen attacked the museum and killed scores of people in Tunis, Tunisia. © Christophe Ena/AP/Press Association Images

Who are they?

The Tunisian national dialogue quartet is a coalition of four campaigning pro-democracy groups: the Tunisian General Labour Union, the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts, the Tunisian Human Rights League, and the Tunisian Order of Lawyers. It was created in 2013 when the democratisation process in Tunisia was on the brink of collapse due to widespread social unrest and political assassinations. The coalition sought to establish an alternative political process which was peaceful, at a time when the country was on the brink of civil war.

Why did they win the Nobel Peace prize?

The chairman…

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