Tunisian victims of abuse speak on TV in reconciliation move

Tunisian victims of abuse speak on TV in reconciliation move
 

Tunisians who suffered abuse under decades of authoritarian rule are to air their grievances live on TV.
Thursday night's event, run by the country's Truth and Dignity Commission, aims to ease tensions arising from past abuses.
More than 62,000 incidents, including torture and rape, have been filed to the commission since 2013.
Tunisia became a democracy after president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali was ousted in 2011.
The commission is investigating reports of police torture, corruption and murder over a 50 year period since independence.
Alleged abusers include Tunisia's previous state... read more

 
17 November 2016 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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