Olfa Belhassine


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: Will hope for transitional justice come from Kef?
Closing arguments are announced for January 27 in a trial before a specialized chamber in Kef, northwest Tunisia. The victims are pinning their hopes on this. Given the slowness, obstacles suffered by the judges and the weakness of the victims' lawyers, the Tunisian transitional justice seems to be on hold.
By Olfa Belhassine, our correspondent in Tunis
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