Amnesty International består av 3 miljoner människor som kämpar för att de mänskliga rättigheterna ska gälla alla, alltid.

Agera på egen hand Som tonåring blev Amina Filali våldtagen och tvingades gifta sig med förövaren. 16 år gammal såg hon ingen annan utväg än att begå självmord genom att äta råttgift. I januari förra året avskaffade Marocko lagen som innebar att våldtäktsmän kunde undgå straff om de gifte sig ...

Further information on UA 3/15 TUNISIA - FILM DIRECTOR INES BEN OTHMAN RELEASED

  TUNISIA   Film director Ines Ben Othman, sentenced to two months’ imprisonment on 7 January, was released on 16 January.   Ines Ben Othman was released from prison following a decision by the Ariana Court of Appeal to change her sentence from two months’ imprisonment with immediate implementation to ...

Further information on UA 3/15 TUNISIA - FILM DIRECTOR JAILED FOR ‘INSULTING OFFICIAL’

  TUNISIA   Film director Ines Ben Othman has been sentenced to two months in prison for insulting a public official.   Ines Ben Othman was sentenced to two months’ imprisonment on 7 January, for “verbally insulting a public official while carrying out their duties” under Article 125 of the ...

UA 3/15 TUNISIA - JAILED FOR COMPLAINING OF POLICE HARASSMENT

  TUNISIA   Film director Ines Ben Othman was arrested on 19 December 2014 after lodging a complaint for harassment by a police officer. She is in custody, facing one year in prison for insulting that police officer.   Film director Ines Ben Othman went to the Ariana police station, ...

UA 330/11 TUNISIA - FORMER LIBYAN MINISTER AT RISK IF EXTRADITED

  TUNISIA   Former Libyan Prime Minister al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, who fled to Tunisia in September, could be extradited to Libya. If he is forcibly returned, he would be at risk of torture or extrajudicial execution. Tunisia's President has yet to authorize the extradition.   Until August 2011, al-Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi was ...

Further information on UA 223/11 TUNISIA - TUNISIAN DETAINEES FACING MILITARY TRIALS

  TUNISIA   Four men arrested on 19 July 2011 in the northern Tunisian town of Menzel Bourguiba are now facing unfair trials before military courts. Amnesty International opposes the trial of civilians before military courts.   The four men, Ayman Gharib, Anis el-Krifi, Walid Boujbali and Haitham el-Mejri, were ...

UA 223/11 TUNISIA - EX-PRISONERS DETAINED INCOMMUNICADO

    TUNISIA   Former prisoners Ayman Gharib and Anis el-Krifi were arrested early in the morning of 19 July, at their homes in the town of Menzel Bourguiba, in the north of Tunisia. Their families have not heard from them and do not know where they are or why ...