Trial of Tunisian TV chief who aired 'Persepolis' postponed
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AFP - The trial of the director of Tunisia's Nessma television, accused of "insulting sacred values" for showing the Franco-Iranian film "Persepolis", briefly resumed Monday in a tense climate in Tunis.

"I am sorry to be here today, this is a political trial," Nessma's head, Nabil Karoui, said on arrival. "It's the trial of 10 million Tunisians who dreamed of having a democratic country."

The court was in uproar when proceedings began, with opposing teams of lawyers shouting at each other, but then the trial was postponed until April 19.

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