Follow @TheCircumvent Yet another reminder and rebuke to the notion that Islam treats men and women the same. “It is true that Tunisian women have more rights compared to other Arab women but we want to be compared with European… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent MEMRI TV, December 15, 2017. Tunisians protested at the opening of a Holocaust exhibition at the National Library in Tunis, tearing down posters and chanting slogans such as “Free Palestine, out with the Zionists.” Tunisian University Professor Habib… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent November 2: Policeman dead AP, November 1, 2017. A suspected Islamic extremist stabbed two police officers Wednesday near Tunisia’s Parliament headquarters in an unusually bold attack that rattled the capital. The attacker, a 25-year-old known to authorities for… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Daily Mail Online, October 19, 2017. A Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were convicted Wednesday on appeal in Tunis for ‘public indecency’ after an altercation with police who arrested the couple while they were hugging in a car. The couple,… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent When this kind of news is ‘progress,’ it shows you the depth of the Arab world. Good news nonetheless. Daily Mail Online, September 22, 2017. Tunisia has pledged to stop forcing suspected homosexuals to undergo anal examinations. Sodomy is… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Limerick Leader, September 21, 2017. A man who was arrested after a search of the Mount Trenchard direct provision facility in Limerick was in possession of forged French documents, a court has heard. Rafaa Guesmi, with an address… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Stock News USA, September 14, 2017. According to a report published yesterday, Tunisia is the Arab country with the largest number of divorces with an average of 41 divorces filed per day. Globally, the same state occupies the… Continue Reading
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Follow @TheCircumvent Thanks to The Religion of Peace Premium Times, June 13, 2017. (Archive link) A man was sentenced to one month in prison for breaking his fast and smoking during the fasting month of Ramadan in Tunisia, Amnesty International said… Continue Reading
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Follow @TheCircumvent AFP, June 1, 2017. A court in northern Tunisia handed one-month jail terms Thursday to four men for eating in public during the Muslim dawn-to-dusk fasting month of Ramadan, a spokesman said. The four had been “eating and… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent AFP, May 29, 2017. Tunisian security forces have killed a leader of the Islamic State group who was plotting attacks during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, authorities said on Monday. The interior ministry did not identify the… Continue Reading