Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Misuse of military courts (still, again) in Tunisia

Military courts are resorting again and again to the same article of military law to muzzle speech. Instead of trying to silence critics, authorities should be fixing the laws adopted during more repressive times that criminalize criticism of institutions or public figures.

Amna Guellali, Tunisia Director, Human Rights Watch

Click here for HRW's report on the referral of two journalists to military court for having criticized the army

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