Tunisian Human Rights Minister Rejects Gay Rights UNHRC Recommendations

By Fadi Krouj and Dan Littauer Tunisian minister of human rights, transitional justice and spokesman of the Tunisian government, Samir Dilou has rejected a recommendation by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to decriminalize same-sex acts, stating that sexual orientation was a western concept which is incompatible with Islam, Tunisian culture and traditions. In … Continue reading

Amnesty International’s Letter in Response to Human Rights Minister

Amnesty International has addressed a letter on February 23rd, to Samir Dilou, Tunisian Minister of Human Rights and Transitional Justice to express its alarm at statements he made about homosexuality in a television talk-show earlier this month. In summary Amnesty International call on Minister of Human Rights and Transitional Justice to: –       Publically retract  the … Continue reading