Freedom Of Expression Under Threat in Tunisia?

The arrest of two sculptors whose works were found to be offensive by authorities is seen as the latest incident of government censorship in the country.

  • Tunisia:   Tunisia - Drop Charges Against Artists

    HRW, 3 September 2012

    Tunisian prosecutors should drop charges against two sculptors for art works deemed harmful to public order and good morals. The criminal prosecution of artists for works of art… Read more »

Clouds of black smoke hover over the heads of Tunisian security forces dispatched to the scene of violent protests, reportedly sparked by an art exhibition which "undermines Islam" (file photo).


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