27 November 2012

Tunisia: Blogger Lina Ben Mhenni to Receive Minerva Prize in Rome

Tunis — Tunisian activist and blogger Lina Ben Mhenni will receive, on Tuesday in Rome, the Minerva Prize, an eminent distinction awarded by Italian association "Club Delle Donne" (Women's Club).

This prize rewards Lina Ben Mhenni's "political activism, her commitment to defending Human rights and her valuable contribution to the Arab Spring," through her critical writings and coverage of Tunisia's events, her father Sadok Ben Mhenni told TAP news agency.

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