In the few countries where the so-called Arab Spring forced a change in leadership, new governments have done little to address people's demands for justice for crimes committed under decades of dictatorship. But Tunisians are hoping they can be the exception to the rule, following the introduction of a pioneering legal programme. In 2013, Tunisia passed a comprehensive Transitional Justice Law, described as the first of its kind in the world.
This law established the Truth and Dignity commission, which is reviewing thousands of cases of human rights violations over a period of six decades.
Egypt air navigation official says plane did not swerve or lose altitude before it disappeared, as claimed by Greece.
The head of Egypt's state-run provider of air navigation services says that EgyptAir flight 804 did not swerve or lose altitude before it disappeared off radar, challenging an earlier account by Greece's defence minister.
Ehab Azmy, head of the National Air Navigation Services Company, told The Associated Press news agency on Monday that in the minutes before the plane disappeared it was flying at its normal altitude of 37,000 feet, according to the radar reading.
IN A STATEMENT issued on 19 May, Harakat Ansar al-Din claimed responsibility for killing five UN peacekeepers of Chadian nationality and wounding three others in landmine and small-arms attack on their vehicle in the northeast of Mali on 18 May, AFP reported.