19 February 2013

Tunisia: Salafists Destroy El Kef Mausoleum

Tunisian salafists destroyed a Sufi shrine in El Kef, Espace Manager reported on Monday (February 18th). Unknown assailants attacked and ransacked the Dahmani mausoleum of Sidi Baraket on Sunday night.

In other news, Tunisian security services on Monday arrested a man for allegedly vandalising a statue of slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid, Shems FM reported. Tunisian artists had installed the memorial in El Menzah, the site of Belaid's February 6th killing, just hours before it was demolished Sunday night.

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