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Tunisia: Harassment, Arbitrary Detention of LGBT Rights Activist

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Rania Amdouni, 26, at the office of the Tunisian Association of Democratic Women, on October 27, 2020. © 2020 Hamza Nasri (Beirut) – A Tunisian court sentenced a prominent LGBT rights activist on March 4, 2021, to six months in prison and a fine for shouting outside a police station after officers refused to register her harassment complaint, Human Rights Watch said today. The activist, Rania Amdouni, 26, is in a women’s prison in Manouba, west of Tunis, where her lawyer said she has faced harassment by prison guards due to her gender expression. Police arrested…

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