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The Tunisian Journalists Union (SNJT) protests against the sentencing of journalist Khalifa Guesmi to five years in prison in Tunis, Tunisia, May 18, 2023.

Tunisia: Authorities Escalate Clampdown on Media, Freedom of Expression

Tunisian authorities have ramped up their crackdown on media and freedom of expression in recent weeks, sentencing two journalists and a media founder to prison sentences, detaining another media figure, and intimidating private media.