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Mr. Badreddine Abdelkafi

Member
Assembly of the Representatives of the People
Tunisia

A member of parliament representing the Ennahda party. He received a degree in science and later taught mathematics in Gabes for seven years. He was jailed by the regime in 1987 and sentenced to 11 years for his political activism. After his release from prison, Abdelkafii became an active member in the union for high school teachers. After the revolution, Abdelkafi was elected secretary general of the Ennahda party’s Sfax branch and was later elected to the National Constituent Assembly, in charge of relations with civil society. In this role he contributed to the establishment of a participatory dialogue with citizens during the constitution drafting process.