Tunisia: Many Face Prison Over Debts, Says HRW

Tunisia: Many Face Prison Over Debts, Says HRW

Eurasia Review

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At least several hundred people are in prison in Tunisia solely for writing checks they were later unable to pay, Human Rights Watch said in a report published today. The practice amounts to imprisonment for debt, which violates international human rights law, and which destroys families and businesses.

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