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2012-03-28

Souhayr Belhassen receives Council of Europe laurels

Tunisian journalist and International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) head Souhayr Belhassen received the 2011 Council of Europe North-South Prize in Lisbon on Tuesday (March 27th), ANSA reported. Belhassen was honoured for her work on human rights, including the rights of women in Tunisia. Previous winners include Queen Rania of Jordan, musician Bob Geldof and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

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