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Tunisian official's rhetoric undermines human rights

Headline Title:  Tunisian official's rhetoric undermines human rights 24 February 2012 Amnesty International has written to the Tunisian Minister of Human Rights to express its alarm at statements the Minister made about homosexuality in a television interview earlier this month.In a letter of 23 February, the organization urged Samir Dilou, Minister of Human Rights and Transitional Justice to retract comments made on 4 February in which he said homosexuality was not a human right and was a perversion that needed to be treated medically.Speaking in response to questions regarding…

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