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AI report: “Tunisia: Continuing abuses in the name of security”

Amnistía Internacional publicou hoxe un pequeno informe sobre as violacións dos Direitos Humanos que as autoridades da Tunisia cometen coa escusa da loita contra o terrorismo. O informe leva por título “Tunisia: Continuing abuses in the name of security”. Copio un extracto da súa introducción:

[…] The authorities continue to use their “security and counter-terrorism” concerns to justify arrests and other repression of Islamists, and political dissent in general –including the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly– and arrests and harassment of alleged Islamist youth are common. At the same time, the government’s preoccupation with the rhetoric of counter-terrorism and security has enabled it to strengthen Tunisia’s cooperation with other states and attract international assistance.

This short report describes human rights violations committed in Tunisia in the past year in the name of counter-terrorism and security and updates information in Amnesty International’s report, “In the Name of Security: Routine Abuses in Tunisia”, published in June 2008. That report described a pattern of human rights violations including arbitrary arrests, incommunicado detention and enforced disappearances; torture and other ill-treatment; unfair trials, including before military courts; and abuses in prisons as well as abuses against Tunisian nationals forcibly returned from abroad. […]

20 Agosto 2009 - Posted by | Amnesty International, Human Rights, Politics, Tunisia

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