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Tunisia - Court fines newspaper publisher over photo of model

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is appalled that a Tunis court yesterday fined Nasreddine Ben Saida, the publisher of the daily Attounissia, 1,000 dinars (500 euros) for publishing a photo of a well-known football player embracing a naked model on the front page of the newspaper's 15 February issue. The court also ordered the photo's deletion from the issue, which was seized when it appeared. “At a time when the growing number of physical attacks on journalists are going unpunished, this unfair (...)

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