Tunisia Appeal of Short Trial of US embassy attack

Tunisia to appeal US embassy attack sentences

TUNIS (AFP) – Tunisian prosecutors are to appeal the “lenient” suspended jail sentences handed down against 20 people for their roles in an attack on the US embassy last year, the justice minister said on Friday.



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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