Tunisian Salafists Demonstrate for Sharia under Al Qaeda Banner

Posted by John Rosenthal

As the magazine Le Courrier de l’Atlas has reported, thousands of Islamists, “the majority of them Salafis,” demonstrated in front of the constituent national assembly in Tunis last Friday, in order to demand that the sharia be recognized in the future Tunisian constitution as the fundamental source of the law. Images of the demonstration show that many demonstrators were waving al Qaeda’s distinctive black flag…

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