Art in the Time of the Jasmine Revolution

RABAT, June 08, 2013 (AFP)

“Art will always triumph in the end,” says acclaimed Tunisian singer Lotfi Bouchnak, who composed songs for the 2011
revolution but has since seen his profession come under threat from firebrand Islamists.

Morocco World News

Congress ban clash in face of persecution

Tunisia Salafist leader says group cannot be defeated

TUNIS, May 20, 2013 (AFP)

The fugitive leader of Ansar al-Sharia, the radical Islamist group in Tunisia, said his supporters cannot be defeated despite their “persecution,” in a recording posted online late Sunday after bloody clashes with police.