Refugee Camps Will Not Be Set Up in National Territory Whatever the Case (PM)

The Crisis Response Unit, chaired by interim Premier Mehdi Jomaa, focused, Saturday, on the state of affairs on the Tunisia-Libya border. It also examined means to implement “bottom-up” organisational steps taken to secure borders as well as health and humanitarian measures, particularly in the border crossing of Ras Jedir. Likewise, the Crisis Response Unit dwelt on “security precautions to prevent […]

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Head of the Tunisian Interim Government “Mahdi Gomaa” Issues a Decision to Close Satellite Channels and Social Networking Pages [press release]

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) deprecated the decision issued by the Tunisian government on July 19 to close some satellite channels and social networking pages. “Mahdi Gomaa”, head of the Tunisian government, issued a set of decisions to close some satellite channels. He also ordered the minister of Higher education, Scientific Research and Communication Technologies (MESRST) to […]

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Tunisia Condemns Inhumane Practices of Israeli Army

Tunisia condemned the inhumane practices by the Israeli occupier in the Palestinian territories, reasserting its support to the Palestinian brotherly people. In a statement released public, Friday, by the Foreign Ministry, Tunisia denounces these practices which “undermine the feelings of the Muslims during the month of Ramadan, in flagrant violation of basic human rights and international charters.” Tunisia, the statement […]

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Kidnapped Tunisians Return Home From Libya

Two Tunisian embassy staffers freed by kidnappers in Libya have been welcomed home in Tunis after several months of captivity. Jordan’s envoy was freed last month after a series of abductions in Tripoli. Tunisia’s Foreign Minister Mongi Hamdi said on Monday no ransom had been paid for two embassy members – a diplomat and a consulate worker – but he […]

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International Law Commission to Hold Meeting Soon Around Marzouki’s Initiative On Creation of ICC

The United Nations International Law Commission will organise next August 4 in Geneva a conference around the initiative launched in 2012 by Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki on the creation of an international constitutional court (ICC), Ali Bin Fetais al-Marri, member of the commission announced on Thursday. The initiative is intended as an instrument to meet international commitments to the implementation […]

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UN Special Rapporteur On Truth Promotion Affirms Support to Truth and Dignity Commission

Justice, Human Rights and Transitional Justice Minister Hafeh Ben Saleh received, on Tuesday, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence Pablo De Greiff. The talk focused on the need to support the Truth and Dignity Commission, secure its independence and make available the necessary material, human and logistical resources. The United […]

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