EXTERNAL AI Index: MDE 30/40/97
3 July 1997
Further information UA 122/97 (MDE 30/23/97, 29 April 1997) - Prisoner of
conscience / Fear of further POCs
TUNISIAMohamed MOUADDA, former leader of opposition political party
and other conditionally released prisoners of conscience
Mohamed Mouadda, former leader of the opposition Mouvement des Démocrates
Socialistes (MDS, Movement of Social Democrats) remains under house arrest.
Amnesty International continues to call for the immediate and unconditional
release of Mohamed Mouadda, and to monitor his situation and that of other
former prisoners of conscience who have faced official harassment since being
This Urgent Action will now close, although UA participants who wish to may
continue to send appeals based on the recommended actions in the original UA
(check with the International Secretariat, or your Section office, if sending
appeals after 5 August). Many thanks to all who have acted on this case.