World Bulletin / News Desk
"Association of Tunisian Women" has stressed that more than 300 women who were locked in jail during the ousted leader, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, had been forgotten.
Ibtihal Abdullatif, the president of the association, told AA on Thursday that members of the association prepare files of the jailed women who complain from being neglected.
Abdullatif underlined that some of the female prisoners are sexually abused and being raped and some die as they do not receive cancer treatment.
Abdullatif added that in order to atone female prisoners who are being harmed because of their thoughts and for them to receive treatment there will be more attention being given to females in the new term. Also president of the association said that they demand an amnesty to prisoners of thought.
In addition to the dead, there were 28 injured -- 20 of them severely -- who were being treated at seven local hospitals, San Antonio Police Chief William McManus and Fire Chief Charles Hood told reporters.
The walk-out comes as violent and sometimes deadly protests continue amid a political and economic crisis that has led to shortages of basic goods and soaring inflation.
Three Palestinians from the Qalandiya Refugee Camp injured protesting Israel’s new restrictions at Al-Aqsa Mosque
Edgar Lungu expels ruling party members for insubordination, including one potential challenger for his seat
Book by former surgeon to South African statesman violates doctor-patient confidentiality, says Nelson Mandela's grandson
Israeli officials signalled they may be open to changing the measures at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, after the installation of metal detectors at entrances following an attack that killed two policemen stoked Palestinian anger.
Israel reportedly arrests senior Hamas leaders during overnight raids in occupied West Bank
Algeria has refused to classify Hamas or Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist organizations
Hundreds gathered the protest held in front of Israeli Embassy in London
Turkish, Swedish men killed in earthquake on Greek island of Kos
Israeli TV claims metal detectors at Al-Aqsa gates to be replaced with handheld ones
EU asks Israel and Jordan to take an attempt in the Al-Aqsa Mosque to uphold the status quo
Fifty-seven people injured in clashes, 12 taken to hospital, says Palestinian Red Crescent
Speaking ahead of a meeting with Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, the foreign minister of Oman, which has remained neutral in the dispute, Tillerson noted "positive movement" in talks since he visited the region ten days ago.