As soon as the radical Islamists took control of Tunisia last year, they attacked the one remaining synagogue in Tunis. Now this. During a televised broadcast of Islamic Jummah prayers at the end of November, a prominent Tunisian imam called for the “sterilization” of Jewish women because, according to him, “God wants to destroy this sprinkling of Jews.”
The Blaze (h/t liz) What’s more, his anti-Semitic sermon was delivered on a channel eerily dubbed “Hannibal TV.”
Now, the minority rights group, The Tunisian Association to Support Minorities, is suing Sheikh Ahmad Al-Suhayli for incitement.
Qais El-Beltagi, a lawyer representing the prosecution, maintains that the imam violated Tunisia’s 2011 decree which criminalizes “calls to hatred between races and religions, and the population.” He added that article 52 of the decree calls for “a prison term of between one and three years and a fine ranging from 500 to 1,000 euros” for hate-filled…
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