The Islamist leader of the Ennahdha Party Rached Ghannouchi arrives at the Kasbah Palace to meet the Tunisian Prime Minister on October 9, 2018 in Tunis.
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Tunisia's Parliament has adopted a law criminalizing racist speech, incitement to hatred and discrimination, in a vote hailed as a historic first in a country with a significant black minority.Incitement to hatred, making racist threats, spreading and advocating racism as well as belonging to an organization that supports discrimination are punishable by one to three years in prison and can be fined up to 3,000 dinars.Non-governmental organizations in Tunisia often report attacks on people singled out for the color of their skin.
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