Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: Parliament Passes New Election Laws http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403966_text Elections and politics; Legislative bodies - Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May 2, 2014, 132 members voted in favor and 11 against a new electoral law. This piece of legislation governs... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 07 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403966_text Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: New Constitution Adopted by National Assembly http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403839_text Constitution - Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May 2, 2014, 132 members voted in favor and 11 against a new electoral law. This piece of legislation governs On January 27, 2014, the National Assembly of Tunisia approved the final draft of the country's Constitution. Two hundred members of the legislature, exceeding the two-thirds majority required for passage, voted in favor of the new... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403839_text Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb Calls for Abolition of Anti-Terrorism Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403395_text Terrorism - Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May 2, 2014, 132 members voted in favor and 11 against a new electoral law. This piece of legislation governs On January 27, 2014, the National Assembly of Tunisia approved the final draft of the country's Constitution. Two hundred members of the legislature, exceeding the two-thirds majority required for passage, voted in favor of the new On October 28, 2012, the organization Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb issued a statement demanding that the ruling Al Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia abolish Law 75-2003, on combating terrorism. Analysts considered such a statement... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403395_text Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: Vote on Final Draft of Constitution Scheduled for April 2013 http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403287_text Constitution - Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May 2, 2014, 132 members voted in favor and 11 against a new electoral law. This piece of legislation governs On January 27, 2014, the National Assembly of Tunisia approved the final draft of the country's Constitution. Two hundred members of the legislature, exceeding the two-thirds majority required for passage, voted in favor of the new On October 28, 2012, the organization Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb issued a statement demanding that the ruling Al Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia abolish Law 75-2003, on combating terrorism. Analysts considered such a statement On August 14, 2012, the El Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia announced that the final draft of the country's new Constitution will be submitted for a vote at the end of April 2013 to the National... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403287_text Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: Draft Law to Create Special Court for Crimes Related to the Revolution http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403250_text Judiciary - Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May 2, 2014, 132 members voted in favor and 11 against a new electoral law. This piece of legislation governs On January 27, 2014, the National Assembly of Tunisia approved the final draft of the country's Constitution. Two hundred members of the legislature, exceeding the two-thirds majority required for passage, voted in favor of the new On October 28, 2012, the organization Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb issued a statement demanding that the ruling Al Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia abolish Law 75-2003, on combating terrorism. Analysts considered such a statement On August 14, 2012, the El Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia announced that the final draft of the country's new Constitution will be submitted for a vote at the end of April 2013 to the National On July 16, 2012, Members of the Tunisian Constituent National Assembly submitted draft legislation for consideration that would create a special court for the purpose of adjudicating crimes related to the Tunisian revolution of January 2011.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403250_text Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: Former President Convicted of Attempted Murder http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403190_text Crime and law enforcement - Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May 2, 2014, 132 members voted in favor and 11 against a new electoral law. This piece of legislation governs On January 27, 2014, the National Assembly of Tunisia approved the final draft of the country's Constitution. Two hundred members of the legislature, exceeding the two-thirds majority required for passage, voted in favor of the new On October 28, 2012, the organization Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb issued a statement demanding that the ruling Al Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia abolish Law 75-2003, on combating terrorism. Analysts considered such a statement On August 14, 2012, the El Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia announced that the final draft of the country's new Constitution will be submitted for a vote at the end of April 2013 to the National On July 16, 2012, Members of the Tunisian Constituent National Assembly submitted draft legislation for consideration that would create a special court for the purpose of adjudicating crimes related to the Tunisian revolution of January 2011. In June 2012, the Military Court of Tunisia found former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali guilty in absentia of inciting violence and attempted murder. The court sentenced Ben Ali to 20 years of imprisonment. It convicted... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403190_text Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: President Extends the State of Emergency http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403133_text National security - Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May 2, 2014, 132 members voted in favor and 11 against a new electoral law. This piece of legislation governs On January 27, 2014, the National Assembly of Tunisia approved the final draft of the country's Constitution. Two hundred members of the legislature, exceeding the two-thirds majority required for passage, voted in favor of the new On October 28, 2012, the organization Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb issued a statement demanding that the ruling Al Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia abolish Law 75-2003, on combating terrorism. Analysts considered such a statement On August 14, 2012, the El Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia announced that the final draft of the country's new Constitution will be submitted for a vote at the end of April 2013 to the National On July 16, 2012, Members of the Tunisian Constituent National Assembly submitted draft legislation for consideration that would create a special court for the purpose of adjudicating crimes related to the Tunisian revolution of January 2011. In June 2012, the Military Court of Tunisia found former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali guilty in absentia of inciting violence and attempted murder. The court sentenced Ben Ali to 20 years of imprisonment. It convicted On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 08 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403133_text Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: Move to Criminalize Normalization of Relations with Israel in the New Penal Code http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403054_text Crime and law enforcement - Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May 2, 2014, 132 members voted in favor and 11 against a new electoral law. This piece of legislation governs On January 27, 2014, the National Assembly of Tunisia approved the final draft of the country's Constitution. Two hundred members of the legislature, exceeding the two-thirds majority required for passage, voted in favor of the new On October 28, 2012, the organization Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb issued a statement demanding that the ruling Al Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia abolish Law 75-2003, on combating terrorism. Analysts considered such a statement On August 14, 2012, the El Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia announced that the final draft of the country's new Constitution will be submitted for a vote at the end of April 2013 to the National On July 16, 2012, Members of the Tunisian Constituent National Assembly submitted draft legislation for consideration that would create a special court for the purpose of adjudicating crimes related to the Tunisian revolution of January 2011. In June 2012, the Military Court of Tunisia found former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali guilty in absentia of inciting violence and attempted murder. The court sentenced Ben Ali to 20 years of imprisonment. It convicted On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks Some political factions have demanded that the ruling Islamic party in Tunisia, al Nahdah, should insert a provision in the country's penal code criminalizing the act of normalization of relations with Israel. These organizations also asked... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403054_text Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: Former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and His Wife Found Guilty http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402723_text Crime and law enforcement - Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May 2, 2014, 132 members voted in favor and 11 against a new electoral law. This piece of legislation governs On January 27, 2014, the National Assembly of Tunisia approved the final draft of the country's Constitution. Two hundred members of the legislature, exceeding the two-thirds majority required for passage, voted in favor of the new On October 28, 2012, the organization Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb issued a statement demanding that the ruling Al Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia abolish Law 75-2003, on combating terrorism. Analysts considered such a statement On August 14, 2012, the El Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia announced that the final draft of the country's new Constitution will be submitted for a vote at the end of April 2013 to the National On July 16, 2012, Members of the Tunisian Constituent National Assembly submitted draft legislation for consideration that would create a special court for the purpose of adjudicating crimes related to the Tunisian revolution of January 2011. In June 2012, the Military Court of Tunisia found former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali guilty in absentia of inciting violence and attempted murder. The court sentenced Ben Ali to 20 years of imprisonment. It convicted On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks Some political factions have demanded that the ruling Islamic party in Tunisia, al Nahdah, should insert a provision in the country's penal code criminalizing the act of normalization of relations with Israel. These organizations also asked On June 10, 2011, a Tunisian court sentenced former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife, in absentia, to 35 years in prison. They were found guilty of theft and illegal possession of cash and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Jun 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402723_text Global Legal Monitor: Tunisia: Woman Jailed for Posting Message on Facebook http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401487_text Freedom of speech - Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May 2, 2014, 132 members voted in favor and 11 against a new electoral law. This piece of legislation governs On January 27, 2014, the National Assembly of Tunisia approved the final draft of the country's Constitution. Two hundred members of the legislature, exceeding the two-thirds majority required for passage, voted in favor of the new On October 28, 2012, the organization Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb issued a statement demanding that the ruling Al Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia abolish Law 75-2003, on combating terrorism. Analysts considered such a statement On August 14, 2012, the El Nahda Islamic Party of Tunisia announced that the final draft of the country's new Constitution will be submitted for a vote at the end of April 2013 to the National On July 16, 2012, Members of the Tunisian Constituent National Assembly submitted draft legislation for consideration that would create a special court for the purpose of adjudicating crimes related to the Tunisian revolution of January 2011. In June 2012, the Military Court of Tunisia found former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali guilty in absentia of inciting violence and attempted murder. The court sentenced Ben Ali to 20 years of imprisonment. It convicted On May 5, 2012, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki extended the execution of the State of Emergency Law throughout the country until July 2012. The previous extension occurred on March 31, 2012, and the latest action marks Some political factions have demanded that the ruling Islamic party in Tunisia, al Nahdah, should insert a provision in the country's penal code criminalizing the act of normalization of relations with Israel. These organizations also asked On June 10, 2011, a Tunisian court sentenced former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife, in absentia, to 35 years in prison. They were found guilty of theft and illegal possession of cash and It was reported on July 13, 2009, that a 69-year-old human rights activist, Khedija Arfaoui, was convicted on the charge of "disturbing public order" and sentenced to an eight-month prison term for posting a message on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 12 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401487_text