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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-01-14

Torture and police abuse still a reality, five years after Tunisia's revolution

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.

By Sandro LUTYENS , Hamdi TLILI

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Sara HASHASH

Amnesty International

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2018-02-23 Internet

How French cyber police are patrolling the 'Dark Web'

The "Dark Web" is a part of the internet that can only be accessed with a special browser. One of its main features is a huge quantity of illegal marketplaces selling drugs,...

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2018-02-22 France

'It's a jungle': Living on the street in the City of Light

A tally of homeless people in Paris last week counted at least 3,000 people sleeping rough in the capital. The French government is being criticised for not sticking to its...

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2018-02-21 Europe

Italy helps integrate asylum seekers through training

Italy is one of Europe's main arrival points for migrants, but processing each asylum request can take up to two years. That's a long period of forced idleness for asylum...

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2018-02-20 Africa

Inside the murky business of cobalt mining in DR Congo

Cobalt is an essential component of batteries for smartphones and electric cars. Around 60% of it comes from just one country, DR Congo – and most of the metal is exported to...

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2018-02-19 Europe

What's behind Germany's steep drop in juvenile crime?

One in five prison beds in Germany are empty. The figures from German juvenile offenders' institutions are even more striking: the rate of youth crime fell by half between 2007...

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