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Tunisia court drops case against LGBTQ rights activist

01/03/2022 | Africa News

A Tunisian appeals court has ruled that the prosecution of a queer activist in a landmark LGBTQ case is “null and void,” an NGO and a judicial spokesman said Tuesday. The decision in the case known as “students of Kairouan”, concerns only Daniel, the nickname of the activist present at the hearing of December 19, the other five Tunisian defendants having found asylum abroad. “It is a victory for Daniel and for us,” said the Tunisian Association for Justice and Equality (Damj) in a message to AFP.

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