Tunisia: Human rights must be upheld following suspension of parliament

Tunisian President Kais Saied should publicly commit to respecting and protecting human rights, including the rights to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly, after he suspended parliament and assumed some judicial powers, said Amnesty International. Concerns that human rights are at risk have heightened following an alarming raid by security forces on Al Jazeera’s office in Tunis today and […]

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OHCHR expressed deep concern over human rights violations in Tunisia

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Tunisia expressed deep concern over ongoing serious human rights violations committed by internal security forces in Tunisia. During the first half of 2021, The Office of OHCHR has received detailed information relating to several serious incidents involving security forces, reads a statement. For OHCHR, it is undeniable […]

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Online reporting portal for child sexual abuse launched

Minister of Women, Family and Seniors Imen Houimel, Thursday, announced the launch of an online reporting portal for child sexual abuse and exploitation through the internet as part of a joint project with the Council of Europe, the Internet Watch Foundation and UNICEF. The minister said at press conference the online portal will help report content, images and videos deemed […]

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Online reporting portal for child sexual abuse launched

Minister of Women, Family and Seniors Imen Houimel, Thursday, announced the launch of an online reporting portal for child sexual abuse and exploitation through the internet as part of a joint project with the Council of Europe, the Internet Watch Foundation and UNICEF. The minister said at press conference the online portal will help report content, images and videos deemed […]

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Illegal migration: 157 crossers rescued in Sfax, Nabeul and Sousse (national guard)

One hundred and fifty-seven Tunisian and sub-Saharan undocumented migrants were rescued as Coast Guard patrols in Nabeul, Sfax, Kerkennah and Sousse thwarted attemped crossings, said spokesman for the National Guard Houssem Eddine Jebabli. Jebabli said four attempts were foiled on Monday night in Sfax, Kerkennah, Sousse and Nabeul. 105 Tunisian nationals were rescued as water leaked into their boats. Fifty-two […]

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