Tunisian Woman Raped by Police Faces Six Months in Prison for “Indecent Exposure”

Islamic Spring…
A Tunisian woman who was allegedly raped by police faces up to six months in prison for indecent exposure.

Thousands of Tunisians have protested in the capital, Tunis, in August against moves by the Islamist-led government which they fear will reduce women’s rights. (BBC)

The Tunisian interior ministry says that before the alleged rape took place, the woman and her fiance were found in an “immoral position”… So they raped her.
Bikyamasr reported:

Tunisian authorities must drop indecency charges against a woman who was summoned to court on Wednesday after she had complained that police officers raped her earlier this month, Amnesty International said.

The woman and her fiancé, who prefer to remain anonymous, could be imprisoned for up to six months for “intentional indecent behavior” stemming from claims – by the very same police officers charged with raping her – that they were found in an “immoral position” in public in the capital Tunis.

The couple deny the charges and their court hearing is due to resume on October 2.

“At best, charging the victim of a rape by police officers instead of protecting her from intimidation and stigma highlights the deep flaws on Tunisian law and criminal justice system. At worst, it is an insidious attempt to discredit a rape victim and protect those she accused of raping her,” said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Deputy Middle East and North Africa Program Director at Amnesty International.

“Rape by security forces – often used as a tool of repression – is a form of torture, and must be promptly and fully investigated and, if there is sufficient admissible evidence, prosecuted.”

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  • Granny

    This isn’t a flaw in Tunisian “law” – this is a FEATURE of islamic jurisprudence and common throughout the muslim world.

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg


    seriously, blame Obama..

    Tunisians See Washington as Too Cozy with Islamists

    [“People here are against the United States helping Ennahda,” a
    journalist told Totten. “All Americans who come here are against
    the Islamists, but the American government is supporting them. I
    wish we had a good, modern, respectful Islamic party. I’m a Muslim
    and I’m proud of it, but I’m not proud of this party.”

    The government is seen as far too cozy with radical Salafists,
    looking the other way as the radicals stake a claim to the new
    society. Ennahda members joined the Salafists in a recent rally
    calling for Sharia law in Tunisia.]

    Media demonize Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

    [“I consider the Brotherhood to be a threat to Egypt,” said one of the eight, prize winning novelist Gamal el-Ghetani. “We are living a moment that may be similar to (Adolf) Hitler’s rise to power.”]

    Egypt: Barack Obama the true leader of the Muslim Brotherhood

    [Reasoning with hindsight every move made by the U.S. in recent months is in this sense. And in hindsight even in other states “victims” of so-called “Arab spring” the situation is the same. In all cases Islamism Salafi has snatched the liberal revolution transforming it into an Islamic revolution very similar to that of Iran. Whether this is an actual plan “hatched” by Barack Obama has everything to prove, but if you look at the facts there is little to be happy.]

    bit more..


  • RealMc

    @ #2 SPOT ON.

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg


    Granny #2 – page 1 September 30, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    a sad Amen to that..

    [A large majority of America’s Muslims, women and girls, are
    living under sharia laws. Stripped of their human dignity


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  • Mahdi Al-Dajjal

    They would’ve done the exact same thing if it was a man who got arrested. It’s an islamic thing, you understand.

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  • dwd

    Get ready, ladies! You think there’s a war on women now? (There isn’t). Just wait until Sharia law is a way of life in the USA. You’ll be longing for the good old days when you had to shell out a whopping $6 at Walmart for birth control.

  • Joe Blow

    She may be lucky, as they typically stone women to death when they have been raped. It was their fault in their ignorant minds.

  • http://none tommy mc donnel

    coming to a city or town near you courtesy of the american politican; chris christie, lindsey graham, et. al.

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  • Dave in NYC

    Remember this next time you say that organizations like Amnesty International never care about abuses of human rights by Islamic governments.

  • dba_vagabond_trader

    Such an evil perverse cult.

  • l.barney

    Typical Muslims DO NOT respect women of any race or religion even if they are MUSLIM!

  • owl

    Obama and his liberal Democrats, not only wage war on women. They support women slavery.

    There is not any other way around it. When you try to bind women as a group to government with paid birth control, you ultimately will control them.

    When you are so busy bowing and apologizing to men who put their women in tent clothing without ANY rights, I call that aiding and abetting women slavery. These same men under the excuse of some HORRIBLE religion, blame the victim.

    Blaming someone else sound like anyone we know?

    These same men have the power under some HORRIBLE excuse of a religious law to kill their own daughters.

    HORRIBLE excuses called religion to enslave women. Obama bows. Obama apologizes. Obama supports women slavery.

    What is the difference between this women slavery and black slavery? It is obscene.

    Do you ever hear the Democrats ranting against it? Bush did more than all of them put together. He tried.

  • http://mr-shy.com Mr_Shy

    Every day we’re bombarded with horrific and barbaric news items about islam. The world burns, and Obama literally doesn’t give a sh*t and seems to support it all. Frightening.

    You have to watch this video… it’s scary. Obama is a Cult of Personality with the media in his back pocket… also, please share it…. email it, tweet it, facebook it.

    – shy (& Romney) in 2013