Tunisia: Tunisia – Drop Charges Against Cameraman

| September 2, 2013

[HRInfo]Tunisian authorities should immediately release cameraman Mourad Mehrezi,whose arrest for filming someone throwing an egg at the minister of culture is a blow to media freedom. The only evidence against Mehrezi, accused of participating in the assault, is an alleged confession he says he did not sign. The director of his television station has said he was present filming for his station. A camera operator should not be prosecuted simply for filming an assault.

Category: News

Comments are closed.