Journalists attacked and threatened in Tunisia

August 5, 2013

By Committee to Protect Journalists

Several Tunisian journalists reported being harassed, threatened, and attacked during the three-day protests following the July 25, 2013, assassination of opposition leader Mohamed al-Barahmi, according to local journalists and news reports.

On July 25, 2013, private satellite channel Tunisia News Network reported that its crew had been prevented from covering a protest outside the house of al-Barahmi. The channel broadcast a video showing some protesters saying the crew was not allowed to cover the protest because it was affiliated with Islamists.

Read full article: http://cpj.org/2013/08/journalists-attacked-and-threatened-in-tunisia.php

Tunisia Mourns Soldiers, Seeks Answers

30 July 2013

By Nissaf Slama

The killing of eight soldiers yesterday in western Tunisia has led to calls for investigation and national solidarity from Tunisian political leaders, and heightened tensions among Tunisians living near the scene of the attack.

Tunisia Live http://www.tunisia-live.net/2013/07/30/tunisia-mourns-soldiers-seeks-answers/

Ministry of Defense communique names the soldiers killed in Monday’s ambush on Chaambi mountain 30 July 2013. Tunisia Live

Ministry of Defense communique names the soldiers killed in Monday’s ambush on Chaambi mountain 30 July 2013. Tunisia Live