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Tunisia - After broadcasting Persepolis, TV station attacked, owner and staff threatened

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns an angry crowd's attempt to storm Nessma TV's Tunis headquarters and subsequent threats against the head of the station and its staff. The violence was prompted by its broadcasting of the Franco-Iranian animated film Persepolis, which some conservative Muslims regard as offensive. “There is no justification for these attacks,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Jean-François Julliard said. “I understand how some people may have been offended by the (...)

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