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Tunisia - Cautious welcome for pledge that constitution will not mention blasphemy

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders hails today's announcement by National Constituent Assembly speaker Mustapha Ben Jaafar that Tunisia's constitution will not contain any clause criminalizing blasphemy. He gave the undertaking in an interview for Agence France-Presse. "We are relieved that, for the time being, this grave threat is being kept out of the constitution," Reporters Without Borders said. "Jaafar's announcement satisfies one of the main requests we recently expressed to the Tunisian (...)

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