Tunisia Bans Former Head of Human Rights Association from Travel

Published May 28th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

The Tunisian authorities banned Saturday the former head of Tunisian human rights association Monsef Marzouki from heading to France, reported ArabicNews.com. 

The agency quoted a statement issued by the Committee for the Respect of Liberties and Human Rights in Tunis as saying that “Marzouki who was suppose to head to France Saturday informed us that he was banned from leaving the Tunisian lands.” 

The Arab committee for human rights - headed by Marzouki - denounced this action, the agency added. 

Marzouki was supposed to head to Paris and then to London received an invitation from many Arab and international non-governmental organizations to discuss the human rights in Tunis – Albawaba.com 

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