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Tunisia LGBTI Rights

Challenging Tunisia’s homophobic taboos

The case of a 22-year-old student sentenced to one year in prison for engaging in “homosexual relations” has finally sparked public debate on same-sex relations in Tunisia. Yesterday, the Minister of Justice Mohamed Salah Ben Aissa made a ground-breaking public call for the decriminalization of...
Tunisia Domestic Violence

Tunisia – Stop punishing survivors

Tunisia’s reputation as a leader on women’s rights and gender equality in the region rings hollow when the law still allows rapists to get away with their crimes. She was raped. To protect her honour now she has to marry her rapist. He was assaulted, now he stands accused of sodomy. In Tunisia, if...
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2012: A year in human rights

2012 has been a good and a bad year for human rights. Below are some of the highlights of the past 12 months. The list is not meant to be exhaustive but gives an overview of human rights trends and events around the world. For more information, photos or to request an interview with one […]