Harsher sentence sought for Tunisian feminist
June 10, 2013
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A lawyer says a prosecutor has appealed a sentence that a court gave to a Tunisian feminist for possessing pepper spray as not harsh enough.
Amina Sboui is a member of the Ukrainian feminist group Femen.
New charges against Tunisia Femen activist Amina Sboui
The presiding judge in the trial of a young Tunisian woman with the topless protest group Femen, says she will face fresh charges, including indecency, and has ordered her to be remanded in custody.
Tunisia charges European feminists
Tunis – The defence lawyer for the three European feminists that protested topless in front of the Tunis courthouse says they have been charged with offending public decency and threatening public order.
Femen topless protest targets Tunisia’s justice ministry
Trio of activists stage demonstration in Tunis over arrest of feminist group member Amina Tyler earlier this month
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Tunisia: FEMEN Activist Faces Possession of Pepper Spray Charge
25 May 2013
Tunisian FEMEN activist, known by the pseudonym Amina Tyler, 19, is set to appear before a court on May 30, to face a charge of possessing pepper spray. Amina made local and international news headlines last March, when she posted topless pictures of herself on Facebook.
Date de la Cour fixé pour tunisienne Amina FEMEN Tyler sur des accusations de possession
Tunisie : Une militante de FEMEN devant la justice pour possession d’un spray au poivre
25 May 2013
La militante tunisienne de FEMEN connue sous le pseudonyme d’Amina Tyler, 19 ans, est convoquée devant un tribunal le 30 mai, pour répondre de la possession d’un spray au poivre. Elle avait fait les grand titres locaux et internationaux en mars dernier, lorsqu’elle avait posté sur Facebook des photos d’elle-même, seins nus.
Originally published May 24, 2013 at 10:30 AM | Page modified May 24, 2013 at 11:25 AM
Tunisian feminist faces 6 months in prison
By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA
TUNIS, Tunisia —
Amina Tyler, the 19-year-old Tunisian woman who scandalized many in the country by posting topless photos of herself online as a protest, could face six months in prison for her latest arrest, her lawyer said Friday.
Al-Qaeda threatens Tunisia government
By Monia Ghanmi in Tunis for Magharebia – 23/05/2013
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) warned Tunisia’s interim government not to suppress or threaten Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia.
Analysis: Crackdown on radical Islamists tests Tunisia’s stability
(Reuters) – For the first time since the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, relations between mainstream Islamists in government and radical Salafist Muslim activists have reached breaking point, sparking deadly clashes in two Tunisian cities.