21 January 2013

Tunisia: Local Professor Accuses Imams of Promoting Jihad

A top Tunisian academic is accusing religious leaders of supporting extremism, Tunisie Numerique reported on Monday (January 21st).

Alaya Alani, a professor of contemporary history at Manouba University, told Radio Tataouine that imams in mosques were encouraging Tunisian youths to participate in jihad in Mali and Syria.

He urged the government to put an end to this "indoctrination".

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