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Tunisia: Woman allegedly raped by police faces prosecution

Headline Title:  Tunisia: Woman allegedly raped by police faces prosecution 27 September 2012 The Tunisian authorities must drop indecency charges against a woman who was summoned to court on Wednesday after she had complained that police officers raped her earlier this month, Amnesty International said.The woman and her fiancé, who prefer to remain anonymous, could be imprisoned for up to six months for “intentional indecent behaviour” stemming from claims – by the very same police officers charged with raping her – that they were found in an “immoral position” in public in the capital…

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