6 January 2014

Tunisia: Accusations of Apostasy and Incitement to Violence Now Banned By Constitution

Bardo — The National Constituent Assembly approved on Sunday an amendment to article 6 of the draft constitution banning "accusations of apostasy and incitement to violence."

This amendment has been voted in reaction to the controversy sparked by a statement of Ennahdha MP Habib Ellouze who had declared on Saturday to a private radio station that opposition assembly member Mongi Rahoui was seen as an enemy of Islam.

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