Middle East Public date: 24.08.2017 23:12:18

Publisher: Aljazeera

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25 Jul 2015

Tunisia passes anti-terror laws after deadly attacks

The Tunisian parliament has adopted a new "anti-terror" law aimed at beefing up authorities' powers following recent deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group. The new laws impose the death penalty as a possible sentence for a range of "terror" offences and will allow authorities to detain terror suspects for up to 15 days without access to a lawyer.
The Tunisian parliament has adopted a new "anti-terror" law aimed at beefing up authorities' powers following recent...

Publisher: NYTimes

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22 Oct 2014

New Freedoms in Tunisia Drive Support for ISIS

Nearly four years after the Arab Spring revolt, Tunisia remains its lone success as chaos engulfs much of the region. But that is not its only distinction: Tunisia has sent more foreign fighters than any other country to Iraq and Syria to join the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State.
Nearly four years after the Arab Spring revolt, Tunisia remains its lone success as chaos engulfs much of the region....

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