Magharebia (Washington DC)

29 October 2012

Tunisia: Human Rights Body Decries Sacking of Tunisia Judges

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Tunisian magistrates.

Human Rights Watch on Monday (October 29th) criticised the dismissal of 75 judges by Tunisia's justice minister as unfair and arbitrary. HRW said the parliament should urgently pass a law to create an independent body to govern the discipline and dismissal of judges in an impartial and transparent manner.

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Rights Group Speaks Out Against Sacking of Tunisian Judges

Tunisian magistrates.

Human Rights Watch criticised the dismissal of 75 judges by Tunisia's justice minister, describing it as as unfair and arbitrary. Read more »