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Tunisia - Nessma TV trial adjourned until controversial date

Reporters without borders
After several postponements, Nessma TV owner Nabil Karoui's trial on charges of causing offence by broadcasting the Franco-Iranian animated film Persepolis last October resumed yesterday before a Tunis court. The film, which contains a portrayal of God, triggered violent demonstrations by Tunisia's Salafists when it was screened last October. Opposition leaders, national constituent assembly representatives, Tunisian and foreign human rights activists, and many lawyers and journalists went (...)

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