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Tunisia: Quash conviction of released prisoner of conscience

Headline Title:  Tunisia: Quash conviction of released prisoner of conscience 05 March 2014 Last night’s release of Jabeur Mejri, a prisoner of conscience who spent two years in prison for publishing online articles and cartoons deemed offensive to Islam, is long overdue and must be followed by the authorities quashing his sentence and conviction, said Amnesty International. The organization had campaigned heavily for his release, including as part of its annual Write for Rights campaign in December 2013. “Jabeur Mejri’s release is a huge relief for his family and a victory…

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