Support for Choucha refugees in a hunger strike in their peaceful protest on Thursday, April 11th, in Tunis

We are a group of 228 refugees from the Choucha camp of different nationalities (Palestinian, Somalian - Eritrean - Chadian - Sudanian - Ethiopian). Among us, there are also 52 children, 35 unaccompanied minors and 34 persons living in Medenine who have obtained a certificate of refugee status from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR). We would like to inform you that we began a sit-in in front of the UNHCR office which has continued since March 26th; we have also been engaged in an unlimited hunger strike since March 29th.

Tunisia Tops The Arabs’ Record In Site Blocking And Beats Saudi

Tunisia Tops The Arabs' Record In Site Blocking And Beats Saudi - Blocking Pilot Version of A Cultural Site Before Official Release

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information said ,today, that the Tunisian government had , on July 18th , blocked the site , Fadaa Jadal Democraty (A space for democratic debate) -, though being still in the testing period and not officially released yet thereby gaining the title the most hostile Arab country to internet from Saudi Arabia. In April 2010, Saudi authorities blocked the site of The National Assembly for Change, , 15 hours after its launch

Tunisie : mesures vexatoires pour empêcher les défenseurs de participer au processus électoral

Alors que le Sous-comité « Droits de l’Homme et Démocratie » - Union Européenne - Tunisie va se réunir le 25 février 2010 à Tunis, l’Observatoire pour la protection des défenseurs des droits de l’Homme, un programme conjoint de la Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l’Homme (FIDH) et de l’Organisation mondiale contre la torture (OMCT), et le Réseau Euro-méditerranéen des droits de l’Homme (REMDH) s’indignent contre la multiplication des mesures vexatoires et des actes d’intimidation à l’encontre des défenseurs des droits de l’Homme engagés en faveur d’élections libres et pluralistes.