Good News from Tunisia

I failed to post this last week. Tunisia recently approved a new constitution that at least appears to be very good news for religious minorities, including Christians. 

Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring uprisings, voted last week to approve a new constitution that rejects Sharia law and includes some protection for Christians and other religious minorities.

Laying the foundation for a new democracy, it is one of the most progressive constitutions in the Arab world and includes protections for citizens’ rights, protection from torture, the right to due process, and freedom of worship. The elected assembly took two years to write it.

Keep reading at World.

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  1. Pingback: Tunisia’s Constitution | David's Commonplace Book

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