Democracy activist Tunisia feminists sentenced in worrying case threatening nation’s free speech
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Tunisia jails topless protesters for 4 months
AFP – Three European activists with radical women’s protest group Femen were handed four-month jail sentences by a Tunisian court on Wednesday for staging a topless anti-Islamist demonstration last month, their lawyer said. “The judge condemned the three Femen activists to four months and one day in prison.
EU surprised by ‘severity’ of Tunisia topless sentence
The European Union on Thursday said it was surprised by the “severity” of the four-month jail terms handed down by a Tunisian court to three radical European feminists who staged a topless anti-Islamist protest. “As a general line, the EU does not comment on on-going legal proceedings.”