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Tunisia: Former presidential adviser convicted for criticizing the army

Headline Title:  Tunisia: Former presidential adviser convicted for criticizing the army 24 September 2012 The Tunisian authorities must halt growing restrictions on the right to freedom of expression, Amnesty International said after a military court handed down a four-month suspended prison sentence to a former presidential adviser for criticizing the army.The military court in the capital Tunis on Friday found Ayoub Massoudi guilty of "undermining the reputation of the army" and "defaming a civil servant" after he publicly criticized the extradition of former Libyan prime minister…

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