20 July 2014

Tunisia: Decision to Close "Ennour" and "Al Insan" Radio Stations Was Made in Co-Ordination With Haica - Prime Ministry

Photo: Wikipedia
Acting Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa.

Tunis, — The decision to close the two radio stations "Ennour" and "Al Insan" was made in co-ordination with the High Independent Authority of Audio-visual Communication (HAICA), as it is a constitutional authority, according to a communiqué of the Presidency of the Republic issued Sunday.

The same source says that it received, Saturday, copies of warnings from HAICA sent to the non authorised Radio Station "Ennour".

According to the same communiqué, the Prime Ministry seeks to ensure the respect of the HAICA regulatory role and the principle of freedom of information.

The same source adds that the decision to close mosques which are not under the authority of the Religious Affairs Ministry and those which witnessed celebrations after the killing of soldiers in the Chaambi terrorist attack, does not aim, by no means, to restrict the freedom of worship. These mosques will be open again after making the necessary procedures of their regularisation.

More on This

Broadcast of Radio 'Ennour of Koran and Sunna' Stopped in Mahdia - Security Source

The national security units in Mahdia, stopped Saturday night, the broadcast of Radio "Ennour of Koran and Sunna", in… Read more »

Copyright © 2014 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 1,200 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 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.