Political Risk

Tunisia bars Ansar al-Sharia Salafist meeting in Kairouan

“Tunisia has banned the radical Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia from holding a meeting in the city of Kairouan. The government said the group had ‘shown distain for state institutions’ and was ‘a threat to public security’. The Salafist group has already vowed to go ahead with the gathering and warned that the government would be responsible for any violence.”

Source: BBC News – Tunisia bars Ansar al-Sharia Salafist meeting in Kairouan

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