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Friday, March 27, 2009

Ben Ali and Journalistic Freedom

After eight months in prison, Tunisian journalist Slim Boukhdir is back at his best and is critical of President Ben Ali's latest assault on freedom of the press. Ben Ali is running for a fifth term in the upcoming presidential elections in October. Tunisia remains tightly controlled by Ben Ali and the RCD since his palace coup in 1989.

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