9 March 2013

Tunisia: Association Calls On Former Political Prisoners to Mobilise to Try Their Torturers

Tunis — An association for the defence of former political prisoners, Saturday, called on Tunisian former women political prisoners to mobilise in order to prosecute their torturers.

"Tunisian women who suffered imprisonment, oppression and torture are today entitled to demand the opening of court records and bringing to justice any person charged with violation of their rights," stated President of the Association for Defence of Political Prisoners Saida Akremi on the sidelines of her participation in a debate held by the centre of studies Islam and Democracy...

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