Tunisia: In the Name of Security: Routine Abuses in Tunisia

Index Number: MDE 30/007/2008

This report covers events until mid-June 2008 and details Amnesty International’s concerns regarding the serious human rights violations that are being committed in connection with the Tunisian authorities’ security and counter-terrorism policies. These include arrest and detention practices, torture and other ill-treatment of detainees and sentenced prisoners, and unfair trials, including trials of civilians before military courts. It makes recommendations to the Tunisian government and to foreign governments co-operating with Tunisia in counter-terrorism measures.

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