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[Africa] Tunisia to ban smoking in public places

A new bill on tobacco control will be proposed at a ministerial council ...This will include a smoking ban in public spaces and limits placed on advertising tobacco. The rate of male smokers in Tunisia is estimated at 50 per cent, a rate considered “very
Middle East Monitor (MEMO) (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:13
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Tunisian smoker jailed for not fasting during Ramadan

A leading rights group has condemned the imprisonment of a man in Tunisia for smoking a cigarette in public during the dawn-to-dusk Muslim fast. A court in north-western Bizerte town sentenced the man to one month in jail for "public indecency". The ruli
BBC Online
added Jun 14, 2017 22:53
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[Africa] Tunisia: man facing jail for smoking during Ramadan

International human rights law and the Tunisian constitution both guarantee the right to freedom of conscience and the freedom of religion. Article 18 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which protects the right to freedom of tho
Amnesty International UK (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 22:52
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[Africa] Rights group slams 'absurd' Ramadan penalty in Tunisia

Amnesty International on Tuesday dismissed as "absurd" the jailing... Prosecuting people on a charge of "public indecency" for smoking or eating in public during Ramadan "is a clear violation of individual freedoms in Tunisia", Amnesty said in a statement
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 13, 2017 20:54
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[Africa] Tunisian sentenced to jail for smoking during Ramadan

A Tunisian court Monday sentenced to one month in prison a man who smoked a cigarette in public during the Muslim dawn-to-dusk holy fasting month of Ramadan, a spokesman said. The man was seen smoking outside the Bizerte courthouse by a judiciary offic
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 13, 2017 02:36
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[Africa] Tunisians demand the right to eat and drink during Ramadan as they protest against non-fasters being arrested

A protester in Tunis openly smokes a cigarette and holds a placard reading in French 'Why does it bother you if you fast and I eat?' during Ramadan on Sunday
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
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[Africa, Italy, Tunisia] Migrants: 'gang ready to smuggle jihadists'

The suspected gang that organized crossings aboard powerboats for small groups of migrants to the coast around Trapani, Sicily... Investigators also seized 100 kilos of smuggled cigarettes.
ANSA (it)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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[Africa] Tunisians get jail terms for eating during Ramadan

A court in northern Tunisia handed one-month jail terms Thursday to four men for eating in public during the Muslim dawn-to-dusk fasting month...The four had been "eating and smoking in a public garden, a provocative act during Ramadan"
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:48
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[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east, Pakistan, Tunisia] Application of the Abridged SimSmoke model to four Eastern Mediterranean countries

The Abridged SimSmoke model has been used to show the number of deaths from smoking and how MPOWER policies can be used to reach the WHO non-communicable deaths voluntary target for cigarette use reduction in four countries.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2015 22:21
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Tunisian cigarette vendor sets himself on fire amid simmering economic discontent

A street vendor has set himself on fire in Tunisia's capital, reviving memories of the self-immolation that helped spark the Arab Spring uprisings. A witness says the man said he was jobless and desperate.
Fox News
added Mar 12, 2013 09:10
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