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Tunisia: "Disappearance" / fear of ill-treatment / prisoner of conscience / health concern: Abdelmajid Sahraoui

, Index number: MDE 30/008/1997

Abdelmajid Sahraoui, a suspended former member of the executive bureau of the Union generale des travailleurs tunisiens (UGTT) was arrested on 17 February 1997 and has been held in secret detention since then. His arrest is believed to be connected to a letter he and three other former members of the executive bureau had sent to the head of the union. He is known to be in poor health and Amnesty International believes that he is a prisoner of conscience.

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