Tunisians protest to demand release of jailed activist

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of the Tunisian capital Saturday to demand the release of a gay rights and democracy activist sentenced to jail for insulting police officers. Rania Amdouni, a 26-year-old LGBT rights campaigner often seen at pro-democracy protests, has been the target of a smear campaign by police unions after taking part in protests against police repression in January. Her photo has been repeatedly posted on social media, particularly by police unions, accompanied by degrading comments and personal information, including her address. On Thursday, her lawyer Amine H…

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