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The challenges of fasting in Tunisia during Ramadan

The challenges of fasting in Tunisia during Ramadan
 
Tunisians buy bread at a market in Tunis during the first day of Ramadan. Fethi Belaid/AFP

In Tunisia, long-considered one of the more secular Arabic-speaking countries, just as many fast during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan as those who do not. But every year, during this period, there are reported violations of personal freedom against those who choose not to fast. Alessandra Bajec has this report from Tunis.


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