TUNIS (Tunisia): A Tunisian legislator has ripped up an Israeli flag all over a parliament consultation to push his calls for for a legislation criminalizing family members with Israel.
A left-wing opposition coalition proposed a invoice making it against the law to “normalize” family members with Israel, however the debate has been indefinitely not on time as a result of parliament officers didn’t see at as a concern. Tunisia’s president has performed down the proposed legislation.
Opposition lawmaker Ammar Amroussia tore the flag Tuesday to protest the lengthen, in pictures proven on nationwide tv.
Reasonable Islamist birthday celebration Ennahdha, a part of the governing coalition, warned this kind of legislation may just harm Tunisia’s family members with western countries and global organizations.
Tunisia, like maximum Arab international locations, does no longer have diplomatic family members with Israel. Tunisia was once lengthy observed as a fashion of tolerance within the area however has confronted rising Islamic extremism.