• May 1, 2015
    Press release
    Officials from the internationally recognized Libyan government said in a statement on April 29, 2015, that two Tunisian journalists who had been missing in eastern Libya since September 2014 had been killed.
  • Apr 8, 2015
    Press release
    The Tunisian government’s new draft counterterrorism law would permit extended incommunicado detention, weaken due process guarantees for people charged with terrorism offenses, and allow the death penalty, Human Rights Watch said today in a report outlining the concerns sent to Tunisian legislators.
  • Mar 18, 2015
    Press release
    The despicable attack in the Bardo Museum in Tunis on March 18, 2015, killing at least 22 foreign tourists and Tunisians, will test efforts by the Tunisian authorities to build a rights-respecting society, Human Rights Watch said today. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the assault at the museum, much visited by tourists because of its rich archaeological collection.
  • Jan 12, 2015
    Press release
    Tunisian efforts to ensure accountability for unlawful killings committed during the uprising four years ago were blighted by legal and investigative problems and failed to deliver justice for the victims.
  • Jan 6, 2015
    Press release
    A Tunisian blogger has been imprisoned after the Tunis military court sentenced him to a three-year term for “defaming the army” and “insulting military high command” through Facebook posts.