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Tunisia: Jailed journalist must get medical treatment

, Index number: MDE 30/022/2009

Tunisian Journalist Taoufik Ben Brik, in jail on politically motivated charges, is in urgent need of specialist medical care, without which his life may be in danger. A prominent critic of the Tunisian government, he was sentenced on 26 November 2009 to six months' imprisonment, after an unfair trial. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience.

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