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Postcard From Tunis

Postcard From Tunis
Reuters

In Tunis, a demonstrator hoisted a flag onto a clock tower during a protest demanding that the government include Islamic law in the new constitution. Thousands gathered in the city's downtown, waving caliphate flags. The

  • Officials announced that Tunisians would vote for a new parliament in just under a year's time.
  • Hundreds volunteered to pick up trash around the city during the country's annual "clean-up day."
  • Tunisia’s culture minister reversed an earlier decision to exclude sexy Lebanese pop stars from an annual music festival, vowing to protect artistic freedoms.

Photo by Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters

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Amanda Erickson is a senior associate editor at The Atlantic Cities. All posts »

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