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Urge Obama to Freeze Assets of Deposed Tunisian Clan
Sign outside of Tunisian Embassy in Washington.
A Tunisian prosecutor is investigating overseas bank accounts, real estate and other assets held by deposed Tunisian President Ben Ali, his wife Leila Trabelsi and other relatives. France, Switzerland, and Germany have announced moves to freeze assets linked to the Ben Ali clan. But the US has made no such move.
Urge President Obama to support democracy in Tunisia by freezing any assets in the US linked to the Ben Ali clan and fully supporting Tunisian efforts to investigate and recover stolen assets, by using the form below.
Update: US Treasury has instructed US banks to report on Tunisian transactions, and the US has has canceled visas of the Ben Ali clan, the Guardian reports.