December 5, 2012

Salafists Threaten Tunisia's Future

Alexander Smoltczyk, Der Spiegel

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Almost two years after the Arab Spring got its start in Tunisia, Salafists are intimidating women, artists and intellectuals. Many fear that the government is tacitly supporting the radical Islamists in their efforts to turn the young democracy into a theocracy.

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TAGGED: Arab Spring, Tunisia, Salafists


December 2, 2012
Egypt's Misogynistic Democracy
Charity Wallace, NY Daily News
The proposed founding document does not represent all Egyptians. Islamists seized control of the drafting process, shutting liberals, secular Egyptians and Christians out of the debate. What is perhaps most significant and... more ››
November 30, 2012
Ignore Neocons -- Arab Spring Doing Fine
Mehdi Hasan, New Statesman
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