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Duration: 50 minutes

The Arab Spring started in Tunisia but two and a half years on, there's another battle underway. Ultra-conservative Islamists known as Salafists want the country to be run along strict Koranic lines. Their influence is growing and the new democratic Government is struggling to assert its authority. As Tunisian journalist Zuheir Latif discovers in this film from BBC Arabic, it's a battle for hearts and minds.

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Sun 18 Aug 2013 15:10 GMT BBC World News


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