Magharebia (Washington DC)

29 January 2013

Tunisia: Nation Officers Sentenced for Regueb Protest

The military court of Sfax on Tuesday (January 29th) sentenced two officers to prison for the death of five protesters during the uprising against Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

Commander Mourad Jouini received a 10-year term and Lieutenant Bassam Akremi was sentenced in absentia to 20 years in prison for repressing demonstrations in Regueb on January 9th, 2011.

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