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Drop charges against Tunisian freethinkers

Petition published by Kacem El Ghazzali on Apr 03, 2012
1017 Signatures 
Target: Tunisian Government and President Moncef Marzouki

Petition Background (Preamble):

Jabeur Mejri and Ghazi Beji, two Tunisians sentenced to 7 years and a half of imprisonment and a fine of 1200 TND (about 800 USD) for blasphemy and the publication of caricatures and writings deemed as disruptive of public order and against "morality". This case is extremely alarming and represents a real threat to the freedom of conscience and expression.

Testimony of Ghazi Beji and an excerpt from arrest documents:
http://atheistica.com/2012/04/01/tunisian-atheists-sentenced-to-seven-and-a-half-years-of-prison/

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Jabeur Mejri et Ghazi Beji , deux tunisiens condamnés à 7 ans et demi de prison et une amande de 1200 TND (800 USD) suite à une accusation de blasphème et publication de caricatures et écritures jugées en tant que éléments troublants l’ordre publique et transgressant la "morale"; cette condamnation est extrêmement alarmante et représente une vraie menace pour la liberté de conscience et d'expression.

Témoignage de Ghazi Beji et l'extrait d'arrêt correctionnel : http://atheistica.com/2012/04/01/tunisian-atheists-sentenced-to-seven-and-a-half-years-of-prison/

Petition:

Drop charges against Tunisian freethinkers.

This case is extremely alarming and represents a real threat to freedom of conscience and expression.

The Drop charges against Tunisian freethinkers petition to Tunisian Government and President Moncef Marzouki was written by Kacem El Ghazzali and is in the category Politics at GoPetition. Contact author here.

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