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Tunisia: Indictments a step closer for justice in Faysal Baraket’s case of death under torture

, Index number: MDE 30/5735/2017

A Tunisian court has indicted 21 individuals for the torture to death of Faysal Barakat, more than 25 years after his arrest in October 1991 for criticising the Ben Ali government on television. The accused, who reportedly include members of the security forces and former state officials, have lodged an appeal against the indictments.

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