16 January 2013

Tunisia: El-Abdellia Case - 16 Convicts Handed One-Month Prison Term - Lawyer

Tunis — Sixteen convicts in the "El-Abdellia case" were sentenced, Tuesday evening, to one month in prison for "violation of the law on state of emergency," defence lawyer Slaheddine Barakati told TAP. Mr. Barakati said his clients appeared before the Court of First Instance of Tunis while on release and some of them were sentenced in absentia.

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