Tunisia: Prison Visit Blocked

Or Does it Explode reports to us how Tunisian officials blocked a prison visit recently here. “(A) delegation of the Tunisia Monitoring Group – an international alliance that tracks repression of free expression in the land of Ben Ali – tried to visit imprisoned lawyer Mohammed Abbou. Readers may recall Abbout as the lawyer who denounced torture in Tunisian prisons and was summarily sent to jail. In protest, he sewed his own mouth shut,” writes the blogger.

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