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Tunisia: Fear for safety / police brutality against human rights defenders and government critics

, Index number: MDE 30/007/2001

Jalel Zoghlami and brother Fathi Zoghlami, Fathi Dbek, Salah Hnid, Abdelmoumen Belanes, Tarek Mahzaoui, and Omar Mestiri the Secretary General of the Conseil National des libertés en Tunisie (CNLT) including other human rights defenders and critics of the government, have been assaulted by security forces outside the home of a former prisoner of conscience, who is currently on hunger strike. Following the assault, some 20 people took shelter in the house, where they remain for fear of leaving while the security forces are stationed outside. Amnesty International is concerned for their safety.

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