Tunisia arrests Muslim cleric for sermon as state cracks down on religious hardliners

Article by: BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA , Associated Press|Updated: June 19, 2013 – 12:55 PM

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian police arrested an imam after he delivered a sermon described as “insubordinate,” the Interior Ministry said Wednesday, in the first high-profile arrest since the government began taking a harder line toward religious conservatives.