Headlines Tagged with Tunisia — 21 headlines found
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
Jul 12, 2017 Middle East Monitor (MEMO) (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:13
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
Jun 14, 2017 BBC Online
added Jun 14, 2017 22:53
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
Jun 13, 2017 Amnesty International UK (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 22:52
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
Jun 13, 2017 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 13, 2017 20:54
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
Jun 12, 2017 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 13, 2017 02:36
[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
Jun 12, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
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.
Jun 6, 2017 ANSA (it)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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"
Jun 1, 2017 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:48
[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.
Jun 16, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2015 22:21
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.
Mar 12, 2013 Fox News
added Mar 12, 2013 09:10