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Tunisia sentences 4 to death over pivotal 2013 assassination

Mar. 27, 2024 14:01 PM EDT

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Four people were sentenced Wednesday to death and two to life in prison for a murder that sparked widespread unrest in Tunisia and became emblematic of the country's early challenges transitioning from dictatorship to democracy after the Arab Spring. Chokri...

Tunisia's ex-president Moncef Marzouki sentenced to 8 years in absentia

Feb. 24, 2024 12:52 PM EST

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A court in Tunisia sentenced former president Moncef Marzouki to eight years in prison in absentia as part of the country's crackdown on opponents of President Kais Saied. The charges against Marzouki, who lives in Paris, stemmed from remarks he made that...