First two prison sentences under decree used to stifle free speech
Critical measures taken in the past two years continue to threaten a fragile civic space.
Five-year sentence of Khalifa Guesmi described as “one of the heaviest sentences in the Tunisian media’s history.”
Rights groups condemn Tunisia’s use of repressive laws to suppress criticism of public policies.
Tunisia’s continued state of emergency is threatening its fledgling democracy.
“Prosecuting journalists on charges unrelated to journalism is clear intimidation,” – CPJ
A new report examines how several authorities in the region have integrated technology into their policing of LGBTQI+ people.
Tunisian journalists face daunting challenges in citing official sources who fear criminal or administrative penalties.
Articles in the new decree-law have been the subject of harsh criticism due to restrictions they impose on freedom of expression.
Rights groups say vague language in new decree-law will likely lead to abuse by authorities and result in the silencing of journalists.
Tunisian journalists tell CPJ how the country’s tough new constitution is restricting their access to information.
ARTICLE 19 condemns threats by authorities against people and groups calling for a boycott of the upcoming referendum.
Blogger and civil society activist Amina Mansour targeted for satirical comments she posted on Facebook criticising President Kais Saied and his close associates.