Tunisia: Deepening Civil Society Crackdown

Beirut — Authorities Target Refugee and Migrant Rights Groups, Activists and Journalists

Tunisian authorities have arrested at least nine people amid escalating government actions in recent weeks to muzzle free speech, prosecute dissent, and crack down on migrants and asylum seekers, Human Rights Watch said today. Tunisian authorities should respect and protect space for independent civil society to operate fully and freely.

Between May 3 and 13, 2024, security forces arrested two prominent…

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