Newsletter No 25 11 April 2006
Press Freedom:
Tunisian Sihem Bensedrine Wins Index Freedom of Expression Award

Sihem Bensedrine, Editor-in-Chief of the Tunisian Kalima webzine –banned in the country— and a prominent activist for press freedom, has received the Index on Censorship’s Freedom of Expression Award.

She was honored for highlighting Tunisia’s lack of freedom of expression and her personal struggle against the repression of information, especially during the World Summit on Information Society in Tunis in November 2005.