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Tunisia to revamp drug laws as prisons fill up

This photo dated May 23, 2014, shows banners hanging on the fence of the Tunis courthouse in Tunisia in support of a blogger. The arrest for drug possession of Aziz Amami, a prominent blogger from the 2011 revolution that overthrew Tunisia’s police state, prompted protests and a renewed effort to amend draconian drug laws that many say are used by police to abuse their enemies. (AP Photo/Ilyess Osmane)

 

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