Ennahda Party

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Lobbyists for Tunisian elections

In September 2014, it was announced Burson-Marsteller are representing Tunisia’s Ennahda Party to improve its image abroad. The party were reportedly behind terror attacks against tourist hotels in the 1980s and one of the group's leaders called for the destruction of Israel. The party formed a coalition government during the 2011 Arab Springs uprising, however, departed government after reportedly "coming under pressure for failing to stop terrorism and keep the economy on an even keel".[1][2]



  1. Robert Mann Burson-Marsteller Draws Ire for Working With Islamist Political Party Adweek, 29 September 2014, accessed 8 October 2014
  2. Ian Griggs Burson-Marsteller to represent Islamist party in Tunisia ahead of elections PR Week, 29 September 2014, accessed 8 October 2014
  3. Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists,January-December 2015 Register of Consultant Lobbyists, accessed 3 February 2016