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For the first time in the Arab world: Tunisia approves law criminalizing racism

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Monday ,15 October 2018

For the first time in the Arab world: Tunisia approves law criminalizing racism

For the first time in the Arab world, parliament of Tunisia has adopted a law criminalizing racist speech, incitement to hatred and discrimination.

The legislation was approved after a lengthy debate with 125 members of parliament voting for it, one against and five abstaining.