Saturday, June 22, 2024

Topic: slave

Black Tunisians demand equality, in face of racism

Slavery was formally abolished in Tunis and in part of what forms modern-day Tunisia in 1846. On October 9, Tunisia's parliament adopted a landmark law penalizing the use of racist words, the incitement of hatred and discrimination. These crimes are now punishable by three years in prison and a US$5,600.