FEMEN facing Trial for case leniency

Little sympathy for topless protesters

Tunis – While some Tunisians believe Femen activist Amina Sboui is being harshly treated for her anti-Islamist protest, there is little public sympathy for three European women who bared their breasts in support of her.

The three women, two French and one German, face jail terms of up to a year when they go on trial in Tunis on Wednesday, although their lawyer is confident of a lighter sentence.

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Short Trial results in verdict

Twenty sentenced over US embassy attack in Tunis

Twenty people were handed two-year suspended jail sentences on Tuesday for attacking the US Embassy in Tunis in September. Hundreds of Islamist protesters took part in the attack in response to a US-made film they considered insulting to Islam.

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Tunisian Trial of US embassy attack begins

US embassy attack trial opens in Tunis

Twenty people accused of involvement in a deadly attack on the US embassy last year went on trial in Tunis on Tuesday. Angry protesters attacked the embassy on September 14, 2012, after a US man released a video online that many thought mocked Islam.

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