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Police, Islamists clash in Tunisia

Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 00:34

May 19 - Riot police and members of a pro-al Qaeda Islamist group clash in Tunis. Andrew Raven reports.

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Police and hardline Islamist protesters clash in Tunisia. At least one officer was injured in the clashes, which took place the capital, Tunis, on Sunday. The violence comes after a government crackdown on Ansar al-Sharia, a fundamentalist group that openly supports al Qaeda. Authorities recently barred the group from holding its annual rally and arrested its spokesperson. The government says the organization poses a threat to society.

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Police, Islamists clash in Tunisia

Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 00:34