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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.
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.
- Systematic practice of torture in custody
- Violations of procedural guarantees, unfair trials and arbitrary detention;
- Impunity reinforced by the lack of independence of the judiciary;
- Systematic human rights violations under the pretext of the fight against terrorism;
- Repeated attacks on freedom of expression.