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Africa North
Tunisian salafists rally for embassy attack suspects
2012-12-20
[Magharebia] Bizerte salafists protested Tuesday (December 18th) against the continued detention of their peers over the attack on the US embassy in Tunis.

"We gather today to demand the release of our brothers tossed in the calaboose
Please don't kill me!
without trial after the events of the American embassy," the front man for the Menzel Bourguiba demonstration, Nabil Nasri, told Mosaique FM.

The group also demanded a clarification of the legal process against Abou Iyadh (real name Saif Allah ben Hassine).

The leader of the radical Tunisian salafist Ansar al-Sharia
...a Yemeni Islamist militia which claims it is not part of al-Qaeda, even though it works about the same and for the same ends...
movement, Abou Iyadh was sought in connection with the September 14th embassy attack but never charged.
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