7 December 2012

Tunisia: SNJT Threatens to Seek Judicial Redress If IHAE Make-Up Is Deemed 'Irregular'

Tunis — National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) chairwoman Nejiba Hamrouni said, on Friday at a news conference, that the union could resort to the administrative justice, or take any other legal action, if the formation of the Independent Higher Authority for Elections (IHAE) is deemed "irregular."

Appealing to justice is a serious likelihood if "IHAE does not include in its composition two representatives proposed by SNJT, in compliance with Article 7 of Decree N° 116," she specified.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Tunis Afrique Presse. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.