Tunisian artists cry for help against religious extremists
Tunis (Reuters) - A few hours before Lotfi Abdeli was due to stage his play "Made in Tunisia, 100 percent halal" last month, hundreds of Salafi Muslims who believed the show was offensive to Islam...
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Africa: Tunisian Hotel Ransacked for Serving Alcohol
Dozens of hard-line Salafist Muslims attacked a hotel in Sidi Bouzid, the birthplace of Tunisia’s revolution, because it was serving alcohol, the hotel’s owner said Tuesday.
Africa: Tunisia: Conservative Islamists Riot Over Art Exhibit
Thousands of ultraconservative Salafist Muslims, angered by an art exhibition they say insults Islam, rampaged through parts of Tunis and other cities on Tuesday.
Tunisia Salafis clash with security forces
Police disperse hundreds of ultra-conservative Muslims who attacked bars and alcohol shops in northwest Jendouba town.