· August, 2007

Stories about Tunisia from August, 2007

Tunisia: online writer freed and website editor to appear in court

6 August 2007

Last week, the Tunisian government has released the human rights lawyer and online writer Mohammed Abbou who had been jailed for nearly 28 months. Mr Abbou was arrested in March 2005 and sentenced to prison for three-and-a-half years for writing online articles criticizing the Tunisian penitentiary system and comparing his...