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Open letter to Tunisian government: stop torture & arrests of homosexual men

In November 2018, the human rights NGO Human Rights Watch published multiple accounts of men who were arrested, prosecuted and detained for homosexuality. Several men report being subjected to forced anal examinations, having their phones and social media searched. One … 
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Posted in: News stories, Press releases, Recent news on January 18th, 2019
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European Parliament urges Tunisia to decriminalise homosexuality

In a vote on EU – Tunisia relations, the European Parliament has urged Tunisia to decriminalise homosexuality. Currently, Article 230 of the Penal Code foresees three years imprisonment for ‘sodomy’. Over the past year a dozen of people have been … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on September 20th, 2016
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MEPs call on Tunisia to decriminalise homosexuality and enforce post-revolution Constitution

A cross-party group of MEPs has called on the Tunisian Government to decriminalise homosexuality and respect minority rights. The European Parliament’s intergroup on LGBTI Rights were told by activist Yamina Thabet that gay Tunisian men and women continue to be … 
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Posted in: Intergroup documents, Press releases, Recent news on February 17th, 2016