Al Chourouk, a daily newspaper in Arabic, is the best selling newspaper in Tunisia. It was founded by Slaheddine El Amri in as a weekly and became a daily in It is published by Dar Anouar. Mohamed Ismail El Amri. Abdelhamid Riahi is editor-in-chief at Al Chourouk.

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Skip to main content. The two started their fast in protest at being unfairly sacked from the pro-government newspaper. Boukhdir told Reporters Without Borders that he had huge financial problems since his salary was stopped in February A transcript of the interrogation was posted on the Tunisnews. Net website. He has already lost 11 kilos and has serious heart problems. He told Reporters Without Borders he was determined to press on to the end with his demands. It is unacceptable that journalists have to resort to hunger strikes when they are made to suffer for expressing themselves freely.

He posted statements by leaders of political parties that lack government recognition and by members of a group of government opponents who staged a joint hunger strike last October and November.

He also commented on the situation of Tunisia's political prisoners, especially Abbou. Boukhdir told Reporters Without Borders he has been ostracised by Al-Chourouk, which has not published any of his articles since November.

So I am now demanding the right to free expression and the right to work. The police had stopped their car about 15 times on the road from Tunis to Kef, while other human rights activists who tried to join the demonstration were forced to turn back. Samia Abbou told Reporters Without Borders that her husband has lost a lot of weight and she is very worried about his state of health. He received a total of three and a half years in prison terms at a sham trial on 29 April The sentences were upheld on appeal on 10 June He was given two years for a supposed physical attack on a woman lawyer in , although no evidence was presented for the attack.

And he was given a year and a half for an article posted on a website that compared the torture of political prisoners in Tunisia to that perpetrated by US soldiers at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. You are: Professional. Private person.


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It is the second-largest daily Arabophone newspaper after El Khabar. The newspaper used to publish a series of weekly articles in English from July 24 to August 20, Participants had to read the articles then answer the two asked questions on the newspaper's website, the British Council's website, or the Facebook page. The prizes were granted to five winners and were awarded in September in a ceremony held at the UK Ambassador's Residence in Algiers in presence of prominent personalities.


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