Tunisia: A lawsuit against the Human Rights League, an assault on all rights activists

A joint report by Human Rights Watch and the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (a joint programme of OMCT and FIDH)

Authorities have repeatedly described the Tunisian Human Rights League as a national institution. Official publications often mention the League’s venerable place among rights organizations of the region. But while authorities cherish the League’s existence for public relations reasons, they have actively impeded, and now appear intent on further crippling, its watchdog role.

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