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Interview with Professor Wahid Ferchichi: Individual Liberties during COVID 19

Interview

COVID-19 has radically changed our lives. Hence, it is crucial to analyze the ways in which the responses of the Tunisian authorities' to the pandemic and the implementation of effective and proportionate security measures have affected the civil rights and individual freedoms of citizens.

In this interview, Mahassen Segni, our Democracy Program Coordinator, speaks to Professor Wahid Ferchichi, Professor at the Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences of Carthage University and founder of the Tunisian Association for the Defense of Individual Liberties, about the challenges of having effective COVID-19 measures while staying committed to the protection of individual rights and liberties for the whole period of the crisis.

For more information, please see a follow-up report covering the period from March to July 2020.