Tunisian Journalist Out on Bail

But the government says the detention is the judiciary‘s fault:

Journalist Zied el-Heni was released on bail today after a three-day detention for accusing prosecutors of falsifying evidence in the case of a cameraman Mourad Mehrezi. Mehrezi had been arrested for filming the egging of a government minister.

Hundreds of people protested el-Heni’s arrest on Monday in front of a courthouse in Tunis.

El-Heni, a former member of the executive bureau of the National Union of Tunisian Journalists, was arrested on Friday after saying the prosecutor in cameraman Mourad Mehrezi’s case had fabricated a confession stating that Mehrezi had conspired with the assailant.

Via Journalist Out on Bail After Remarks on Egg Case – Tunisia Live.

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