Tunisia Warned Over Deteriorating Liberties

Tunisia is being pressured by Western Countries to ease restraints against freedom of expression and independent media access:

Western countries have called on Tunisia to guarantee freedom of expression and independent media access during the UN World Summit on the Information Society it will host next month.

Western countries have called on Tunisia to guarantee freedom of expression and independent media access during the UN World Summit on the Information Society it will host next month.

“We expect Tunisia, as host of this UN Summit, to demonstrate that it strongly upholds and promotes these rights,” read a declaration moved by Canada and backed by the European Union, the United States and a dozen other countries at a preparatory meeting on Friday night.

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