Tunisia: Hardline Islam threatens democracy gains

In this Thursday, July 26, 2012 photo a man enters an art gallery in La Marsa, Tunis. The Spring of the Arts exhibit in the wealthy Tunis suburb of La Marsa triggered June riots that left one dead and 100 injured. Many of the paintings questioned religion's role in society, including some clearly skewering Salafis. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)Thousands of hardcore Muslims chant against Jews. Youths rampage through cities at night in protest of "blasphemous" art. A sit-in by religious students degenerates into fist fights and the desecration of Tunisia's flag.


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