Tunisia: Opposition Demands Release of Detainees, Highlighting Poor Conditions

by | Aug 2, 2023 | Political, Tunisia


On 31 July 2023, lawyers for detained members of the political group Ennahdha, including Said Ferjani, highlighted in a press conference the poor conditions of those being detained on charges of “conspiracy against the state.”

Ferjani’s lawyers called the conditions in which he is being held as “inhuman” during a press conference held by the National Salvation Front (NSF), Tunisia’s main bloc of opposition parties and figures still defying President Kais Saied. An April crackdown on the NSF and Ennahdha drew international criticism, effectively quieting much of the opposition’s public activity.

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