Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Former Tunisian president will be judged on June 20

Doha / Tunisia .- The trial of former Tunisian President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, who lives in exile, beginning on June 20, reported the Tunisian Prime Minister Caïd Essebsi Béji functions, the Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera. Ben Ali and his allies are accused of more than 90 charges. Since his flight from Tunisia in January, Ben Ali lives in Saudi Arabia.

Ben Ali is accused of drug use and trafficking and corruption in office Tunisian political leader. So far, Saudi Arabia did not respond to an extradition request filed by Tunisia. Ben Ali was ousted in January after a series of events, kicking off a wave of pro-democracy protests in the region.

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