Tunisian police abuse allegations cloud democratic gains

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian police took Ahmed Gam from the shop where he worked, accused him of looting during recent protests, and beat him so badly during his detention last month that he lost a testicle, he said. Lying in bed in his parents’ home in Bennane, near the coastal city of Monastir, Gam, 21, could not stand without help and cried as he described police beating and burning his genitals.

Link: Tunisian police abuse allegations cloud democratic gains
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