Bechir Tekkari

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Bechir Tekkari is a Tunisian politician. He is the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.[1] Prior to this, he was the Minister of Justice and Human Rights.

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Bechir Tekkari was born in Ksibet Mediouni, Tunisia in 1952.[2] He studied Law at the University of Tunis, then received an MPhil in Law and Political Science.[2] He received a PhD in 1983 and the agrégation in 1984.[2] He also received a degree from the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France and from the Institut de Presse et des Sciences de l'Information at Manouba University.[2] He has taught at the University of Tunis and served as the Dean of the Law School at the University of Sousse.[2]

In 2002, he was appointed as Minister of Justice and Human Rights.[2] In 2010, he became the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.[2]

He is a board member of the Constitutional Democratic Rally.[2]

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