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Tunisian journalist faces ‘public morals’ charge after criticizing government

Headline Title:  Tunisian journalist faces ‘public morals’ charge after criticizing government 08 August 2012 The latest arrests of journalists and activists in Tunisia are further evidence that human rights in the country are at risk of being restricted, Amnesty International has warned.Journalist and activist Sofiene Chourabi was arrested along with two friends on 5 August for drinking alcohol on a beach where they had been camping at Kelibia, in the country’s northeast.A day before his arrest Chourabi had called for a protest in front of the Interior Ministry against what he said…

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