Tunisia to Extend Truth and Dignity Commission’s Mandate Until End of 2018


Tunisia’s Ministry of Relations with Constitutional Bodies, Civil Society and Human Rights yesterday signed an agreement with the country’s Truth and Dignity Commission (IVD) to continue its mission until the end of December 2018.

The ministry’s decision came despite the parliament’s vote on 26 March to disband the commission by the end of May and to reject its request for extension supported by Transitional Justice law.

“The remaining work for the commission will be completed within six months, so it will continue its efforts until December according to the agreement with the Tunisian government,” the commission’s member, Khalid Al-Krishi, told Mosaïque FM.

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