Taoufik Ben Brik

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Tunisia

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 Ben Ali one of the world’s top 10 enemies of the press. Since ousting “president…

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CPJ Alarmed by Arrest of Tunisian Journalist Taoufik Ben Brik

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 a.m. local time, Ben Brik was arrested without warrant by Tunisian authorities in the capital…

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Tunisia:Journalist Taoufik Ben Brik Assaulted

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 on journalist Taoufik Ben Brik, a freelance reporter working for a number of European newspapers,…

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Tunisia:Journalist Taoufik Ben Brik Assaulted

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 on journalist Taoufik Ben Brik, a freelance reporter working for a number of European newspapers,…

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Tunisian Authorities’ Continue to Harass Ben Brik

April 20,1999 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), a nongovernmental organization of journalists dedicated to defending press freedom worldwide, is writing to strongly protest the Tunisian authorities’ continued harassment…

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Tunisian Authorities’ Continue to Harass Ben Brik

April 20, 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), a nongovernmental organization of journalists dedicated to defending press freedom worldwide, is writing to strongly protest the Tunisian authorities’ continued…

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Archived Documents, 1998

CPJ News Alerts, 1998 CPJ Welcomes Release of Eritrean Journalist Ruth Simon Killing of Mexican Journalist Condemned by CPJ Murray Seeger Named CPJ’s Washington Representative Indonesia: Ahmed Taufik Nadire Mater charged with insulting the Turkish military Journalists to Discuss Press in Indonesia, Panama,Peru, and Niger Africa Regional press release CPJ’s Press Freedom Awards Honor Journalists…

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