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Artist's Case Triggers Fears of Rollback to Free Expressioni
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Lisa Bryant
September 26, 2012 2:43 PM
Like other countries in the Muslim world, Tunisia was rocked by protests this month against an amateur video, made in the United States, that mocked the Prophet Muhammad. The violence shocked many in the once staunchly secular North African country. Some fear it underscores growing threats to free expression -- a cornerstone of Tunisia's 2011 revolution. Lisa Bryant reports for VOA from Tunis.

Artist's Case Triggers Fears of Rollback to Free Expression

Lisa Bryant

Published September 26, 2012

Like other countries in the Muslim world, Tunisia was rocked by protests this month against an amateur video, made in the United States, that mocked the Prophet Muhammad. The violence shocked many in the once staunchly secular North African country. Some fear it underscores growing threats to free expression -- a cornerstone of Tunisia's 2011 revolution. Lisa Bryant reports for VOA from Tunis.


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