Posts Tagged ‘Tunisia’

Extradition to Libya – extradition to torture -RT

Friday, June 29, 2012 Comments off


Deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s former prime minister Al Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi is escorted in the office of his prison guard in Tripoli (REUTERS/Anis Mili)


The reports that the former Libyan prime minister who was extradited by Tunisia to Libya was tortured highlight the lack of justice and proper institutions in post-Gaddafi Libya, believes journalist Lizzie Phelan. Read more…

Gaddafi’s PM placed in Libyan custody

Monday, June 25, 2012 Comments off



Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi. Photo: EPA 

The last Prime Minister in the Gaddafi regime Al Baghdadi Ali al-Mahmoudi has been placed in Libyan custody after being extradited to his home country from Tunisia. Read more…

Tunisia’s ex-president sentenced to life imprisonment in absentia by military tribunal

Thursday, June 14, 2012 Comments off

TUNIS, June 14 (Xinhua) — A military tribunal on Wednesday evening sentenced former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to life imprisonment in absentia for ordering to kill protesters in several regions in January 2011, the state-run TAP press agency reported on Thursday. Read more…

Tunisia behind Libyan unity

Sunday, March 11, 2012 Comments off

Tunisia strongly opposes designs to undermine the national unity of its eastern neighbour Libya. Read more…

Tunisian President receives China’s vice foreign minister

Thursday, March 1, 2012 Comments off

TUNIS, Feb. 29 (Xinhua) — Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki received on Wednesday China’s Vice Foreign Minister Zhai Jun.

At the meeting, the Chinese official stressed his country’s willingness to Read more…

Arab League proposes new SC Syria resolution

Friday, February 24, 2012 Comments off

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The Arab League is proposing a new Security Council resolution on Syria which would urge both sides in the Syrian conflict to hold fire and tell the Syrian government that it must respects human rights. Read more…

Tunisian diplomats in Syria have been recalled: foreign ministry

Sunday, February 12, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 12, 2012

TUNIS, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) — Tunisian foreign ministry said its diplomats in Syria, including the ambassador, had been called back, the official press agency TAP reported Sunday. Read more…

Tunisia discusses extradition of former Libyan PM

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 Comments off

Moncef al-Mourzouki during official visit to Libya. Photo: EPA   

During his official visit to Libya, President Moncef al-Mourzouki of Tunisia took up the terms of extradition to Libya of the former Libyan Jamahiriya Prime Minister, Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, who is currently in Tunisia. Read more…

TUNISIA:Former Libyan PM’s health “seriously degraded”: lawyer

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 21, 2011

TUNIS, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) — The health of former Libyan Prime Minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi is “seriously degraded” following a hunger strike in his prison, one of his lawyers said Tuesday. Read more…

TUNISIA:New Tunisian president sworn in

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 13, 2011

Moncef Marzouki. Photo: EPA   

The leader of Tunisia’s Congress For The Republic party Moncef Marzouki has been sworn in as a new Tunisian president, Al Arabia TV channel reports. Read more…