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Tunisia Shuts Down Popular Private TV Channel

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posted on Jan, 23 2011 @ 05:00 PM
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Tunisia Shuts Down Popular Private TV Channel


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Tunisia’s interim government abruptly shut down the country’s oldest and most popular private television network on Sunday evening, in an apparent violation of its pledges to respect freedom of expression after the ouster of the authoritarian president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.

The state news agency said the government had arrested the network’s owner and stopped its broadcast for “grand treason,” charging that the network was trying “to abort the youth’s revolution, spread confusion, incite strife and broadcast false information likely to create a constitutional vacuum and d
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posted on Jan, 23 2011 @ 05:00 PM
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Here comes the tyranny and oppression! It's almost like it never left.

“The owner was with the revolution, giving voice to all the people,” he said, speaking to a small gaggle of reporters in a dimly lighted doorway outside the darkened studio.

I really feel badly for this country and everything it is currently going through. History is being made every single day. It is not the kind of history that children grown old will look upon with fondness or thankfulness for being alive at such a time.

Violence, greed, power hungry tyrants, suppression of liberty and human rights violations galore. It is truely a sign of the times.

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posted on Jan, 23 2011 @ 05:07 PM
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sound like Iran during the Islamic Revolution when a oppressive government was replaced with another one



posted on Jan, 23 2011 @ 06:00 PM
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maybe not... it says they were tryin to abort the revolution, they may have been an intergral part of ben alis comand.........
wait and see...

kx




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