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We didn't kick Ben Ali out to have others tell us things are forbidden by God

category international | rights, freedoms and repression | other press author Thursday October 20, 2011 13:44author by Maryam Namazie

See a wonderful protest of Tunisian for secularism and free speech against the Islamist attempts to silence free speech by attacking the broadcast of the film Persepolis via a TV station: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2011/oct/19/tunis...video

A week before Tunisians vote in their country's historic general election the first since the Arab spring protesters gathered to demand free speech. Their demonstration was prompted by a series of protests by Islamists against the screening of Persepolis, a 2007 French animated film set during the Iranian revolution.

Related Link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2011/oct/19/tunisian-elections-2011-freedom-video

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