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Jul 4, 2012
Jul 4, 2012
Jul 4, 2012

Voice of Tunisian spring calls for justice, equality

By Sylvia Westall

BAGHDAD (Reuters Life!) – Attacks on art in Tunisia by Salafi Islamists are mainly driven by frustration over the injustices of daily life in the North African country rather than pure religious ideology, a Tunisian revolutionary singer said.

Emel Mathlouthi, whose songs about liberty inspired Tunisian pro-democracy protesters, said economic inequality was one of the main causes of recent violence and that if anything she had experienced more artistic freedom since the revolution.

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      "Sylvia covers energy, political and financial news from Kuwait as part of the Reuters Gulf reporting team. She joined Reuters as a graduate trainee in 2006 and has been based in London, Berlin, Frankfurt and Vienna and has reported from South Korea, Tunisia and Iraq. She moved to Kuwait in 2012."
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