A senior UN official on Friday criticised Tunisia`s efforts to eradicate torture, which was widespread under the former regime ousted in a 2011 revolt.
Companies controlled by ousted Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his family garnered 21 percent of all his country`s private sector profits, according to a new World Bank report.
Tunisia`s president has lifted a state of emergency in force since the 2011 uprising that ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, his office said Thursday, despite a string of recent jihadist attacks.
Tunisia`s leaders on Monday signed the new constitution adopted by lawmakers, a key goal of the revolution three years ago that touched off the Arab Spring.
Ben Ali has been living in exile in Saudi Arabia, where he fled amid an uprising that toppled him after 23 years in power.
A court has convicted, in absentia, Tunisia`s former dictator of voluntary homicide and sentenced him to life in prison.
A court in Italy has authorised the return of a yacht belonging to the family of ousted Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
Tunisian authorities are putting property confiscated from ousted Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali up for auction.
A Tunisian military court has sentenced former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to a second life term in absentia.
Former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was overthrown in a month-long popular uprising last year and fled to Saudi Arabia on Jan 14, 2011.
Tunisian voters poured into polling stations to vote on Sunday in their country`s first free election.
Ben Ali faces more than 100 charges in civil and military cases.
The fresh cases over financial and real estate deals was referred to a criminal court.
Zine el Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced for possession of arms, drugs, archaeological artefacts.
Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila Trabelsi have already been sentenced to 35 years in jail.
Ben Ali, 74, vigorously denied the charges in a statement through his French lawyer.
The caretaker govt asked Saudi Arabia for information about Ben Ali`s health.
In Jan, Canada agreed to seize assets of eldest brother of Ben Ali`s wife.
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali suffered a stroke and was in coma in Saudi hospital.
European Union has already slapped asset freezes on Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
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