Majalat
Tunisia
Good governance and rule of law

Journalist and editor of the website Inhiyaz,Ghassen Ben Khelifa, was arrested by the anti-terrorismunit on the morning of 6 September 2022 in a raid on his home.

In a Facebook post, the journalist’s wife said that the police gave no explanation for the arrest and that they seized computers from the journalist’s home and searched the premises.

The next day, activist NazihaRjiba announced that the anti-terrorist judicial unit had taken over Ben Khelifa’s case without any further information being given to his family or lawyers.

This arrest has caused a great wave of anger on social networks where several activists have called for the immediate release of the journalist.