Articles for Tunisia

In view of the follow-up to the third periodic review of Tunisia by the Committee against Torture (CAT), Alkarama submitted to the Committee its evaluation report on the implementation of the priority recommendations issued by the experts following the review of May 2016.

On 5 May 2017, the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), established by the Human Rights Council (HRC), adopted a draft report containing the recommendations made by United Nations Member States to Tunisia during its review which took place on 2 May 2017.

On 22 September 2016, Alkarama submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) its report on the situation of human rights in Tunisia in view of its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) planned for May 2017. Alkarama's report includes 16 recommendations to address to Tunisia at its next UPR in order to improve the respect for human rights in the country.

On 12 February 2016, Alkarama submitted its report to the United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) as part of Tunisia's initial review

During its ninth session that was held from 7-18 September 2015, the Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) adopted a list of 25 questions that will be discussed during the initial review of Tunisia by the Committee in March 2016.

On 14 September 2015, Alkarama sent an urgent appeal to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health (SR Health) and the Special Rapporteur on torture (SRT) regarding the case of

On 18 June 2015, Gabriela Knaul, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers (SRIJL), presented the main findings of her Tunisia visit report. The report aims to assess the Tunisian judicial systems and changes since the 2011 revolution.

On 2 July 2015, Alkarama submitted an urgent appeal to the Special Rapporteur on torture (RST), Juan Méndez, regarding the case of Majdi*, who was arrested at Tunis airport on 9 June 2015, tortured for several days and is currently incarcerated at Mornaguia prison.

On 12 June 2015, Alkarama provided the United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED) – a body of 10 independent experts that monitors the implementation of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons against enforced Disappearance (ICPPED) by its State parties – with a

On 5 January 2015, Alkarama sent a communication to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism regarding the case of Hanene Chaouch, a young volunteer advocating in favour of orphans - held and tortured by the Tunisian authorities under the pretext of the fight against terrorism led by the Tunisian state for the last few years.