15 Feb
International Crisis Group Urges Tunisia to Confront Salafism | Tunisia Live
By Elena Lesley
A report released Wednesday by a Brussels-based NGO offers an in-depth examination of Salafism in Tunisia and provides recommendations for how government, civil society, and religious organizations can confront challenges posed by the growing movement.
Although it is unclear who assassinated opposition leader Chokri Belaid last week, the fact that so many Tunisians immediately assigned blame to Salafists has “once again brought this issue to the fore,” according to the executive summary of the International Crisis Group (ICG) report “Tunisia: Violence and the Salafi Challenge.”
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International Crisis Group Urges Tunisia to Confront Salafism | Tunisia Live

By Elena Lesley

A report released Wednesday by a Brussels-based NGO offers an in-depth examination of Salafism in Tunisia and provides recommendations for how government, civil society, and religious organizations can confront challenges posed by the growing movement.

Although it is unclear who assassinated opposition leader Chokri Belaid last week, the fact that so many Tunisians immediately assigned blame to Salafists has “once again brought this issue to the fore,” according to the executive summary of the International Crisis Group (ICG) report “Tunisia: Violence and the Salafi Challenge.”

FULL ARTICLE (Tunisia Live)

Photo: BockoPix/Flickr

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