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Tuesday, May 23, 2006
Human Rights Abuses
"Global rights group Amnesty International painted a grim picture of torture, slavery, political detentions and clampdowns on freedom of expression across North Africa, in a report published Tuesday. In Tunisia, "hundreds of political prisoners, including prisoners of conscience, remained in prison" in 2005, the group said in its annual report. "