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Tunisian security forces place prominent judge under house arrest

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A Tunisian judge who has been accused by human rights groups of hiding terrorism-related files has been placed under house arrest for 40 days,...

US’s Blinken urges Tunisia to return to ‘democratic path’

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday said he had urged Tunisia’s president to take action that would return the country “to the...

Moves to ease tensions in Tunisia underway

Tunisia's leading Islamist party moved to ease the country's political crisis, calling for dialogue and urging supporters not to protest after accusing President Kais...

Tunisian democracy in crisis after president ousts government

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Tunisia faced its worst crisis in a decade of democracy on Monday after President Kais Saied ousted the government and froze parliament with help...

At least 17 migrants drown off Tunisia in shipwreck – Red...

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At least 17 Bengali migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy from Libya, while more...

Tunisia launches another domestic patrol boat; authorises new 50 m vessel

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The Tunisian Navy has received another 27 metre long locally built patrol boat, and will be getting a locally built 51 metre offshore patrol...

At least 21 migrants die after boat sinks off Tunisia

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At least 21 migrants died after the boat carrying them sank off the coast of Tunisia, a security official said, the second such disaster...

The Past Week in Defence #58 (14 June – 20 June...

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In this week’s edition, Tunisia is set to receive T-6 trainers next year and more there is more opposition to proposed changes to South...

Protests against police abuse spread across Tunisian capital

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Protests that erupted more a week against police abuse in Sejoumi neighbourhood of Tunisia’s capital spread other poor neighborhoods late on Wednesday. The protesters gathered...

UN rights office voices concern on serious violations by Tunisian police

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The United Nations human rights office in Tunisia said on Monday it is concerned about repeated allegations of serious violations by the Tunisian police,...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...