Olfa Belhassine

Tunisia
Correspondent

Olfa Belhassine has been a correspondent in Tunisia for JusticeInfo.net since 2015. After the 2011 Revolution, she published articles about her experience as a journalist during and after the fall of President Ben Ali. Her reports appeared in French newspapers Libération, Le Monde and Courrier International. In 2016, she was the co-author with Hedia Baraket of an investigative book on the transition in Tunisia, "Ces nouveaux mots qui font la Tunisie » (The New Words that Make Tunisia).

Tunisia: A “reconciliation” law that goes against transitional justice  
Corruption, tax fraud and misappropriation of public property can now be amnestied in Tunisia. On March 21, President Kaïes Saïed used his expanded executive powers to sign a decree on criminal reconciliation, which adds to a law passed in 2017 under President Béji Caïd Essebsi. But it also angers civil society.
By Olfa Belhassine, our correspondent in Tunisia
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