Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Second WSIS summit officially opened

Kofi Annan: Challenges are political, not financial –
Ben Ali receives deep criticism for Tunisian human rights record

16 November 2005. The second World Summit on the Information Society has started. On Wednesday, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and Tunisian President Ben Ali opened what has been named the "summit of solutions". Swiss President Samuel Schmid and civil society representative Shirin Ebadi openly criticized the Tunsian authorities for their repressive acts against local and international civil society. More...

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