EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: MDE 30/12/91
19 March 1991
Further information on UA 98/91 (MDE 30/10/91, 13 March 1991) - Fear of Torture
in Incommunicado Detention
TUNISIA: Noureddin BHIRI
Amnesty International has learned that Noureddin Bhiri has been released.
He had been arrested on 20 February 1991 and was held in garde à vue incommunicado
detention for a total of 24 days, 14 days beyond the maximum 10-day period
allowed by Tunisian law. He was reportedly never brought before an examining
magistrate, but was released without charge.
No further action is required. Thank you to all who sent appeals on