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UN raps Tunisia over arrest of ex-justice minister (Al Jazeera)

The United Nations has expressed concern about human rights abuses in Tunisia and demanded that a former justice minister held in a clampdown on the Ennahdha party be either charged or freed.

Noureddine Bhiri, a member of parliament and deputy chairman of Ennahdha, was bundled into a car by plainclothes police officers on December 31 and held in undisclosed locations for several hours.

UN raps Tunisia over arrest of ex-justice minister | Human Rights News | Al Jazeera