Tunisia announces campaign against Islamic extremism
March 24, 2016
Tunisia, which experienced a string of terrorist incidents in 2015, has announced a campaign to counter Islamic extremism among youth, Agence France-Presse reported.
Mohamed Khalil, the nation’s religious affairs minister, said that the campaign will promote Islam’s “real, moderate values” and that extremism has “invaded the thoughts of our youth via the Internet.”
The North African nation of 11.0 million is 99% Sunni Muslim and 0.2% Catholic.
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