Tunisia Security Updates

Expat News Update-(Sufi Shrine Sentencing)

Source:  New York Times

Date:  June 18, 2013

Title:  Six Men Sentenced for Attacking Sufi Shrine in Tunisia

Abstract:

“A Tunisian court sentenced six men to five years in prison on Tuesday for attacking visitors to a famous Sufi Muslim shrine in Tunis, the capital, and for setting the shrine on fire.

The attack was carried out last October by ultra conservative Salafi Muslims who consider the Sufi practice of visiting and praying at tombs to be heretical.”-Read Full Article Here

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