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Fahem Boukadous Interviewed by Reporters Without Borders

Below is a video interview released by Reporters without Borders of jailed Tunisian journalist Fahem Boukadous. Boukadous simply reported about the protests against unemployment and other grievances in a mining region of Gafsa province in 2008. New York-based Human Rights Watch says Fahem Boukadous and Hassan bin Abdullah were convicted after unfair trials in which the defense was not allowed to present witnesses. Their appeals are scheduled for April 27, 2010. ...
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Maghreb Women Series: The 'Human Mules' of Ceuta [Video]

France 24 REPORTERS - The Spanish enclave of Ceuta in Morocco is a smuggler’s paradise and a transit point for all kinds of contraband. Every day, the ritual is the same. These so-called "mule women" cross the border between Morocco and Spain, carrying bags on their backs weighing up to 80 kilos. But sometimes they can buckle under the weight and even suffocate to death....
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