TUNISIA: RADICALS SAY TUNISIA MOVING TOWARDS ABOLITION
June 24, 2011: Tunisia is moving towards the abolition of the death penalty and joining the International Criminal Court. The two objectives are central to the meeting of the Transnational and Transparty Nonviolent Radical Party delegation and the transitional Tunisian government.
Education minister Taieb Baccouche assured the Radicals, led by Marco Pannella, of the Tunisian commitment at the next UN General Assembly: "With Pannella" Senator Marco Perduca explained "Baccouche also supports his themes of a Euro-Mediterranean vision, that moves from single nations towards a regional level."
The Radical delegation also met various human rights associations in preparation for the Party's General Council to be held in the Tunisian capital on July 22nd to 24th. (Sources: AGI, 24/06/2011)