Five years ago, Tunisia's president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled to Saudi Arabia after weeks of mass protests. Since then, and despite Islamist terrorism and a struggling economy, Tunisia has been moving ahead with its democratic transition. But it’s a difficult path with many obstacles to overcome. One of these is police brutality and torture – a dark legacy inherited from decades of Ben Ali’s repressive regime. Sandro Lutyens and Hamdi Tlili take a closer look.
A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett, Elom Marcel Toble and Claire Pryde.