In an effort to tackle widespread corruption, Tunisia approved on Tuesday a law against illegal enrichment that will force officials and and institutions to declare their property, Reuters reported.
The Tunisian government continued its anti-corruption campaign Friday, announcing the confiscation of property belonging to five businessmen and one customs official, Middle East Monitor reported.
Tunisia declared a "war on corruption" on Wednesday after authorities arrested three businessmen and a customs officer a day earlier,” Al Jazeera reported.
Former Tunisian president Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and his wife—both several times convicted in absence—have been handed fresh prison sentences for corruption, media reported Friday.
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