18 November 2012

Tunisia: Salafist Detainees Temporary Suspend Hunger Strike - Chairman of Defence Committee

Tunis — Detainees in the prison of El Mornaguia belonging to the Salafist Movement (accused of being involved in the US Embassy attack, the events of Abdellia, El Fath Mosque and "Nessma TV") suspended their hunger strike, without stopping it definitively, pending the reaction of concerned authorities, Chairman of the Prisoners' Defence Committee Anouar Ouled Ali told Tap News Agency on Sunday.

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