The “Arab Spring” in full flower. “Tunisian imam sued for call to “˜sterilize the wombs of Jewish women,”" by Michael Bassin for the Times of Israel, December 20 (thanks to Jerk Chicken):
The Tunisian Association to Support Minorities is suing a prominent Tunisian imam for hateful incitement against Jews.
During a Friday sermon broadcast live on November 30 on Hannibal TV, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Suhayli of Rades, a suburb of Tunis, told his followers at the Khatib mosque that “God wants to destroy this sprinkling of Jews”¦ and is for sterilizing the wombs of Jewish women,” the liberal Egyptian daily Al-Masry Al-Youm reported.
Qais El-Beltagi, a lawyer representing the association, alleges in the lawsuit that Al-Suhayli”s comments violated Tunisia”s 2011 Decree 115, which criminalizes “calls to hatred between races and religions, and the population.” He said 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 speeches….