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Tensions in Tunisia between government and Salafists

Tunisian police have clashed with hundreds of hardline Islamist after the authorities banned a Salafist group from holding its annual meeting.

At least one protester died in the Tunis suburb of Ettadhamen and several police and protesters were injured.

Police also clashed with protesters in the central city of Kairouan where the Ansar al-Sharia meeting was planned.

Jonathan Josephs reports.

  • 20 May 2013
  • From the section Africa
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