Shehani Fernando writes: Abdelleoui Mahmoud, 21, sells soft leather shoes in the souk. He voted Ettakatol because they are a bit freer than other parties. “They don’t want women to wear the niqab. I want Tunisia to be like Turkey.” He doesn’t think An-Nahda will follow a Turkish model.
This week the people of Tunisia are voting in the first free elections since the Arab spring began in the country at the turn of the year. The Guardian Tumblr is collecting what Guardian reporters are seeing, hearing and thinking in the run-up to the vote on Sunday