Taoufik Ben Brik

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French press delegation assaulted outside home of beleaguered Tunisian journalist

April 26, 2000 12:00 AM ET

Click here to read more about press freedom conditions in TUNISIA. New York, April 26, 2000 --- Tunisian police assaulted a group of French press freedom advocates and journalists today when they attempted to visit Tunisian journalist Taoufik Ben Brik,...

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Journalist Enters 19th Day of Hunger Strike

April 21, 2000 12:00 AM ET

Click here to read more about press freedom conditions in TUNISIA. Click here to read CPJ and Human Rights Watch's recent joint protest letter to President Ben Ali: New York, April 21, 2000---Tunisian journalist Taoufik Ben Brik today entered the...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Tunisia

March 22, 2000 12:01 PM ET

In a year that saw strongman Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali reelected in October with 99.42 percent of the vote, the press remained in the stranglehold of the Tunisian police state. For the second year in a row, CPJ named President...

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Fear and Loathing in Tunis

October 1, 1999 8:17 PM ET

Over more than a decade in power, Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has squeezed the life out of the country's press. After years of harassment and intimidation, most journalists have learned to censor themselves on sensitive political issues....

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CPJ Alarmed by Arrest of Tunisian Journalist Taoufik Ben Brik

May 24, 1999 12:00 AM ET

New York, May 24, 1999-The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) expressed its alarm over the arrest today of journalist Taoufik Ben Brik, a freelance reporter working for a number of European newspapers, including the Paris-based daily La Croix. At around 11:00...

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Tunisia:Journalist Taoufik Ben Brik Assaulted

May 21, 1999 12:00 AM ET

May 21, 1999 His Excellency Zine El-Abdine Ben Ali President of the Republic of Tunisia c/o His Excellency Noureddine Mejjoub 1515 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20005 Your Excellency, The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is outraged over yesterday's assault...

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Tunisia:Journalist Taoufik Ben Brik Assaulted

May 6, 1999 12:00 AM ET

May 6, 1999 His Excellency Zine El-Abdine Ben Ali President of the Republic of Tunisia c/o His Excellency Noureddine Mejjoub 1515 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20005 Your Excellency, The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is outraged over yesterday's assault...

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