members working in this country
- Most covered free expression issues in this country
Police union activist Walid Zarrouk was sentenced to one year in prison for criticizing members of a counterterrorism unit on Facebook
At least three journalists were charged in military court for allegedly insulting the army through their work.
A significant increase in violence against journalists was registered during the year, culminating in the assault by police officers of more than 30 journalists attempting to cover a high-profile terrorist attack in Tunis in November.