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Tunisian Activist Sentenced to Prison over Criticism of Police

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Activist Myriam Bribri participates in a protest organized by the Manich Msamah movement in Tunis, Tunisia, May 13, 2017 © 2017 Lina Ben Mhenni “I’m not sure whether to laugh, get angry, or feel utter frustration,” Myriam Bribri, a Tunisian activist told Human Rights Watch in response to the fine and four-month prison sentence a court in the city of Sfax gave her on December 21, 2021. Bribri had posted a video to her Facebook page in October 2020 showing police roughly arresting a man, along with the comment, “You’re all big assholes.” Police officers in Sfax interrogated…

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