Africa / Middle East / North Africa

Three-year jail sentence for six Tunisian youths

From Tunisia, reports (in French): On Dec. 10, 2015, a court in Kairouan [Kirwan or al-Qayrawan] sentenced six youths from Rakkada [Raqqada] to the maximum 3 years imprisonment provided by the Penal Code’s Article 230 [Tunisia’s law against sodomy]; again, discredited anal tests were used as evidence. The court also convicted one of the … Continue reading