Human Rights Watch Protests Tunisia’s “Virtual House Arrest” of Dismissed Mathematics Professor

In a letter to Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, dated July 7, 1997, the Academic Freedom Committee of Human Rights Watch urges the Tunisian government to restore immediately the personal liberties of Professor Moncef Ben Salem, formerly of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Sfax in Tunisia. According to Human Rights Watch, Dr. Ben Salem has been […]

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