Tag: Al Hiwar Ettounsi

TV Channel Head on Trial After Call for Civil Disobedience

TV Channel Head on Trial After Call for Civil Disobedience

| 10 September 2013 | 6 Comments

Tahar Ben Hassine, the director of the al-Hiwar Ettounsi television station was temporarily detained and interrogated Monday after being accused of conspiring against the state and calling for civil disobedience on his channel’s broadcast. He will appear before a court on Wednesday on charges of attacking and assaulting the head of state, conspiring against Tunisia’s [...]

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Sami Fehri’s Supporters Protest Judiciary Interference

Sami Fehri’s Supporters Protest Judiciary Interference

| 25 December 2012 | 1 Comment

A group of journalists, private citizens and human rights activists protested interference in the judiciary in the case of director of Ennounsiya TV Sami Fehri, demonstrating in front the Mornaguia prison yesterday, December 24. Organized by the president of the “Support Fehri” committee, Tahar Ben Hassine, the protest aimed to show solidarity with Fehri. According [...]

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Tunisia’s Union of Journalists on Strike

Tunisia’s Union of Journalists on Strike

| 13 December 2011 | 0 Comments

For the past three days, members of the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJTT) have been on strike against what they consider poor working conditions. Many journalists in Tunisia experience low pay, work long hours, and they have insufficient job security. “Journalists have been following our Union’s call to strike en mass. They experience appalling working conditions and [...]

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