Jailed Salafist freed on bail

Tunisia Salafist gets bail

2013-05-22 22:10

Tunis – Ansar al-Sharia spokespeson Seifeddine Rais, detained in the Tunisian city of Kairouan at the weekend as police enforced a government ban on its annual congress, was released on bail on Wednesday, the Salafist group said.

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Tunisian police at banned congress rally clash with Ansar al-Sharia

Clashes in Tunisia over banned rally

May 19 2013 at 03:04pm

Kairouan, Tunisia – Supporters of the hardline Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia clashed with Tunisian police on Sunday after the government banned its annual rally, saying it posed a threat to society.

http://www.iol.co.za/news/africa/clashes-in-tunisia-over-banned-rally-1.1518192

Salafists clash with Tunisian police at rally in Kairouan

KAIROUAN, Tunisia – Supporters of the hard-line Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia clashed with Tunisian police on Sunday after the government banned its annual rally, saying it posed a threat to society.

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