Instalingo case: Rached Ghannouchi appears before investigating judge

President of Ennahdha and speaker of the dissolved parliament Rached Ghannouchi is appearing Thursday before the investigating judge of Sousse 2 First Instance Court in the so-called Installingo case.   Shortly before interrogation, there were altercations and an exchange of insults between Rached Ghannouchi’s lawyers and people in the courthouse yard.   The Office of the Public Prosecutor at Sousse […]

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Gunmen kidnap dozens in Nigeria, at least 11 killed

Gunmen in Nigeria kidnapped at least 80 people and killed 11 others in separate attacks in the northwest, traditional leaders and residents said on Monday, in the latest attacks by armed gangs that have been preying on villages, schools and highways.   Zamfara state is one of the worst hit by the armed gangs, known locally as bandits, who terrorise […]

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Coordination Calls for Mobilizing Judicial Mechanisms to Prosecute Suspects in Gdim Izik Events

On the occasion of the 12th anniversary of the tragic events that occurred in the camps of Gdim Izik, which were taken hostage by criminals in the pay of the separatist front, leaving 11 dead among the Auxiliary Forces, the Royal Gendarmerie and the Civil Protection, the Coordination reiterates, in a statement, its call to the various human rights mechanisms […]

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UPR: Justice Minister Leads Moroccan Delegation to Interactive Dialogue under 4th Cycle

In accordance with the Kingdom’s international commitments in the field of human rights, and as part of its positive interaction with UN human rights mechanisms and the consolidation of conventional practices, the national report will be presented on Tuesday, November 8, before the HRC, on the occasion of the 41st session of the working group of the UPR mechanism, said […]

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Legislative elections: Administrative Court receives 60 legal remedies until november 6

The 1st Instance Chambers of the Administrative Court have received 60 legal remedies until Sunday, November 6, as part of the Tribunal’s commitment to rule on disputes relating to candidacies for the legislative elections, scheduled for December 17, said court spokesperson Imed Ghabri.   17 of these remedies were submitted by the central first instance chambers and 43 others were […]

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Takfiri arrested in Mareth for belonging to terrorist organisation

A takfiri was arrested on Friday night in the delegation of Mareth, governorate of Gabes, the National Guard said on Sunday.   The takfiri is wanted as he was sentenced to two years in prison for belonging to a terrorist organisation, the same source adds.   The Public Prosecutor’s Office ordered bringing him before the Investigations and Research Brigade of […]

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At least 13 killed in Russian nightclub fire, officials say

At least thirteen people have died in a fire at a nightclub in the Russian city of Kostroma, the region’s governor said on Saturday.   Kostroma is about 300 kilometres (190 miles) north-east of Moscow.   “According to preliminary information, 13 people were killed in the fire. The information is being updated,” governor Sergey Sitnikov said.   Five people were […]

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Manouba: municipal councillor placed in custody over involvement in human trafficking.

(TAP) – The investigating judge at the Manouba court of first instance issued a committal order against a municipal councillor in El Battan over involvement in human trafficking.   The official was arrested Wednesday by judicial police in Tebourba following a complaint lodged against him by a young local man. The latter reclaimed a sum of money given to the […]

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Tamweeli Meetup Tour: more than 2,500 VSE-SME leaders sensitised across regions

More than 2,500 project leaders have been sensitised to the Tamweeli programme aimed at strengthening the financial inclusion of VSE-SMEs in several regions of Tunisia, namely the Greater Tunis, Kairouan, Sfax, Sousse, Gafsa, Kebili and Tozeur, over a year.   This was announced at the closing ceremony of the initiative Tamweeli Meetup Tour Tuesday, an entrepreneurial tour targeting these project […]

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Indian bridge death toll climbs to 135 as search operations enter third day

The death toll from an Indian foot bridge collapse rose to 135 on Tuesday with search operations entering a third day, although authorities said nearly all those believed to have been missing are now accounted for.   The colonial-era suspension bridge over the Machchhu river in Morbi was packed with sightseers – many in town to celebrate the Diwali and […]

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“Namaa Tounes” case: Hamadi Jebali kept at liberty

The investigating judge at the judicial counter-terrorism division, decided to keep former Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali at liberty, after hearing him for six hours in the case known as «Namaa Tounes» association.   In a statement to TAP, Mr. Mokhtar Jemai, a member of Jebali’s lawyers team, said “Hamadi Jebali had appeared on Tuesday before the investigating judge in the […]

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UN: Ambassador Hilale Slams Allegations about Gdim Izik Detainees

Responding to a question about allegations relating to the detainees of Gdim Izik, during his press conference following the adoption by the Security Council of resolution 2654 on the Moroccan Sahara, Hilale stressed that “all those who are paid by Algeria and housed in hotels in Algeria are fomenting campaigns of disinformation about these prisoners”.   “These detainees have committed […]

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