16 January 2013

Tunisia: General Union of Culture and Information Calls for Protecting Journalists

Tunis — The General Union of Culture and Information coming under the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT), Wednesday, called for protecting journalists and condemning all forms of violence against them.

In statement released following the assault of its Secretary-General Mohamed Saidi and journalists Zied Heni and Neji Bghouri, the Union called for dissolving the Leagues for the Protection of the Revolution which were "reportedly behind the acts of violence".

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