“Tests of shame! Till when?” Campaign by the Tunisian group Damj
Join the campaign to end forced anal tests in Tunisia. You can start by posting a message of support, or even re-posting this article, on Twitter or Facebook. Paste in the hashtag #لا_لفحوصات_العار(No test of shame!), or #لا_للفصل_230(No to Article 230!); or use the hashtags #TestdelaHonte and #Tunisie.
On September 6, police summoned a young Tunisian man, 22 or 23, in the coastal city of Sousse. One of his friends had been murdered; the man numbered among the contacts on the victim’s phone. Someone in the young man’s circles told me:
A friend of mine was there in the police station to be with him in case he needed any thing. This friend told me that the arrested young man was being beaten as he was interrogated. Also, he had no legal representation at all. I was told…
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