Tunisians have been among the many freest to voice dissent within the Arab world however a constitutional change threatens that freedom. Plus, LGBTQphobia in Ghana’s media.
As Tunisia prepares to vote on a controversial new structure, President Kais Saied’s persevering with energy seize dangers reversing the nation’s hard-won media freedoms.
Thameur Mekki – Editor-in-chief, Nawaat
Monia Ben Hamadi – Media guide
Monica Marks – Professor of Center East politics, NYU Abu Dhabi
On our radar:
In Iran, three acclaimed movie administrators are arrested for statements made on social media in help of anti-government protests. Meenakshi Ravi stories on why Iran goes after outspoken artists.
Ghana’s LGBTQ-phobia & the media:
Ghana’s media cheers on proposed anti-LGBTQ+ legal guidelines, even whereas they threaten freedom of the press.
Sam Nartey George – Member of parliament
Ebenezer Peegah – Founder, Rightify Ghana
Kapya Kaoma – Anglican priest