Thursday, January 22, 2015

Blogger prosecutor: Tunisian military has a right to go to court to defend itself

The chief prosecutor at the Tunisian military court of appeals, Wahid Bounenihas announced, in the context of the conviction of blogger Yassine Ayari, that the case was not subjective and did not rest on mere opinion. He explained that the military establishment has a right to invoke the legal system and asserted that the military justice system is independent and guarantees a fair process. Atari was sentenced to a year in prison. An appeal is being prepared.

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