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Tunisia: Further information on: legal concern / prisoner of conscience: Khemais Chammari

, Index number: MDE 30/022/1996

The above, a human rights activist and parliamentarian, was tried and sentenced to five years' imprisonment on 17 July 1996. An AI observer attended the trial in which he was accused of "disclosing a national secret to a foreign power", a charge which he denies. AI considers Khemais Chammari to be a prisoner of conscience and calls for his immediate and unconditional release.

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