Sufis under Salafi pressure in Tunisia

The title is an article referring to the Islamic unity and published by Baylor University, in journal “Religion watch”, Vol.28 (4), p.7, 2013. The following is a concise description of the article.[1]



According to an interview by another Swiss daily, Le Temps (May 3), with a French expert on Salafism, Romain Caillet, some members of the leading Islamic political party, Ennahda, would like to see the government take a more determined stand against Salafism, but most Ennahda members prefer to favor the unity of the Islamic field;


Consequently, the government is willing to give free rein to Salafis as long as they do not advocate violence.