Human rights activism
He is quoted as blaming the Arab silence of Darfur genocide on the "twin fascisms" that dominate the Middle East, pan-Arabism and Islamism, as well as to why all minorities living within the Arab world are under siege, that 'Islamism is the mother of all big lies', that freedom in the West gave Islamist terror masters ample opportunity to mount an effective propaganda machine, and that only Arab/Muslim secular forces can effectively undermine Islamism.
In 2000, journalists were assaulted and threatened by police officers in Tunis. Among them was Omar Mestiri (an editor of the opposition online newspaper Kalima, who is a victim of judicial harassment. Reporters Without Borders ) and Mohammed Bechri, both human rights activists, Bechri told Human Rights Watch that he was forcibly prevented from approaching the Ministry and was attacked in his car as he was trying to leave.