Human Rights

Tunisians Demonstrate Against Racism, Treatment of Blacks

Tunisians Demonstrate Against Racism, Treatment of Blacks
| 21 March 2014 4:57 pm

A group of activists gathered today in front of the Municipal Theater in downtown Tunis protesting against racism and the [...]

Ministry of Interior Announcement on Niqab Draws Suspicion

Ministry of Interior Announcement on Niqab Draws Suspicion
| 17 February 2014 7:19 pm

A statement released by the Ministry of Interior on Friday, February 14 announcing stricter controls on people wearing the niqab [...]

Commission to Investigate Human Rights Violations from 1955 to Present

Commission to Investigate Human Rights Violations from 1955 to Present
| 17 February 2014 6:12 pm

The National Constituent Assembly started to review candidates for the Truth and Dignity Commission, a body created by the transitional [...]

Tunisian Police Arrest Refugees Outside European Union Office

Tunisian Police Arrest Refugees Outside European Union Office
| 12 February 2014 10:13 am

Tunisian police arrested 20 Choucha camp refugees on Sunday for protesting outside the European Union office in Tunis, according to [...]

Politics

NCA Approves Judicial Body, Looks Ahead to Electoral Law

NCA Approves Judicial Body, Looks Ahead to Electoral Law

| 16 April 2014 1:02 pm

The National Constituent Assembly (NCA) adopted a law late Tuesday establishing a temporarily judicial body that will determine the constitutionality [...]

Members ‘Freeze’ NCA Participation Over Reduced Sentences for Ben Ali Officials

| 15 April 2014 1:41 pm

A dozen members of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) have reportedly “frozen” their participation in the body over reduced sentences [...]

Media

Talk Show Guest Says He Fought in Syria, Returned to Government Job

Talk Show Guest Says He Fought in Syria, Returned to Government Job

| 17 March 2014 3:05 pm

The host of a popular Tunisian talk show was questioned by authorities following an program broadcast Saturday in which he [...]

Government Appoints Head of Communications Surveillance Agency

| 11 March 2014 5:21 pm

Tunisia’s government has appointed the head of a new controversial telecommunications surveillance agency, raising concerns among online activists and freedom [...]