News Wire | February 14, 2023 Archive

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Tunisia Arrests More Prominent Critics of President

By Tarek Amara | Reuters

Tunisian police Monday detained two prominent opponents of President Kais Saied and the head of a radio station that has broadcast criticism of the president, part of a wave of arrests targeting politicians and other critics of the government.

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Indian Tax Agents Raid BBC Offices After Airing of Documentary Critical of Modi

By Mujib Mashal | The New York Times

Indian tax agents raided the offices of the BBC in New Delhi and Mumbai on Tuesday, weeks after the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi tried to stop the dissemination of a documentary by the broadcaster that criticized his treatment of the country’s Muslim minority.

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