Women in Tunisia Tell of Decades of Police Cruelty, Violence and Rape

June 7, 2015

Read the stories of women who were victims of police cruelty, violence and rape in Tunisia.

“Tunisia has embarked on a bold and painful experiment, gathering testimony from victims of six decades of abuses under two dictatorships before its revolution four years ago led to a still-fledgling democracy. Already, thousands have arrived to lodge complaints at the country’s Truth and Dignity Commission, which is scheduled to begin public hearings in June with the goal of exposing the violations, making reparations and holding the abusers accountable in a search for national reconciliation.”

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