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    Nasreddine Ben Saida

    By Ahmed Ellali | Feb 21 2012 Share on Linkedin Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Share on pinterest Print

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    Nasreddine Ben Saida, a Tunisian journalist, is the owner and director of the Tunisian daily Attounissia.

    Ben Saida was born in Sfax (a city located on Tunisia’s coast) in 1967, and received his BA in Arabic Language. He was a primary school teacher in Sfax, and was later awarded a post within the Culture Ministry responsible for music and dance. Eventually he entered the field of journalism, and worked for several Tunisian newspapers, including  Almousawer Alosbouii between 1994 and 2005.

    Ben Saida eventually founded his own online news-website, Attounissia, in 2006, and launched the publication as a newspaper in 2011. Ben Saida is also the owner of a private publicity and advertising firm.

    On February 15th, 2011, Ben Saida was arrested after his newspaper ran a photo of the Tunsian-Spanish football player Sami Khedira with his German model girlfriend Lena Gercke – who appeared totally nude on the publication’s front page. Ben Saida is being held on charges of, “publishing an immoral picture that caused public disorder.”

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