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The Rise of the Salafist movement

Duration: 02:24

The ultra-conservative Salafist movement has been blamed for being behind many of the recent violent protests over an anti-Muslim film which appeared on the internet. Jenny Cuffe investigates the meaning of Salafism and the spread of Salafism across the countries of the Arab Spring.

Available since: Fri 19 Oct 2012

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File on 4 Recoiling the Arab Spring

What threat does a growing fundamentalist branch of Islam pose to Arab Spring countries?

First broadcast: 16 Oct 2012

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