Femen, a leading women’s protest movement, has stirred chaos in Tunisia as it strives to support one of its activists. Everybody knows her as Amina, who was jailed 10 days before three European women were arrested for standing in solidarity with her cause.
Is modesty the best policy?
Protesting naked in the street in a Muslim or Arab country is not going to help eradicate a patriarchal mentality.Sophie Ghaziri
In the next inquiry, the judge hearing the case of the three women will have to decide whether to allow several Islamist groups to participate in the trial. The defendants’ lawyer has accused Tunisia’s judicial system of taking the stance of “Salafists” over the testimony of the women.SHOW MORE