Hizb ut-Tahrir or Liberation party is the 3rd Islamic party to be accredited by the Tunisian Authorities after the Revolution. For more than 30 years, Hizb ut-Tahrir activists were jailed and hundreds died defending the Islamic thinking which is perceived here as the solution to the problems of the people in Tunisia and the rest of the world.
At the 1st press conference organized after the legalization of the activities of the party, the Member of the Executive Bureau of Hizb ut-Tahrir in Tunisia Mohammad Ben Hussain announced that his ultimate goal is to create a powerful Muslim country that does not depend on the West.
The director of the Political bureau of the party Abderraouf Ameri has said Israel is trying to increase its influence of in the region. He warned against the cooperation of some regimes in the region with Israelis.
At the end of the first public meeting of the Islamic party Hizb ut-Tahrir, its leaders warned against the dependence on the West. In addition, the Islamic party members have promised that Hizb ut-Tahrir will seek to increase the role of Islam after the revolution in Tunisia.
For decades, the members of Hizb ut-Tahrir were persecuted for calling for the creation of an Islamic country in the region. The revolution has given the Islamic party more freedom to exercise its legitimate rights in Tunisia.