The IFJ denounces the use of anti-terrorism law against Tunisian media

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) have expressed their concerns over the use by the Tunisian government of the anti-terrorism law to muzzle media.

The latest event involves the sacking of the CEO of the Tunisian public television, Mustapha Ben Letaief, by the Tunisian government. His dismissal follows the broadcasting by the public TV channel El Wataniya 1 of images showing the decapitated head of a young shepherd by a terrorist group.

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