Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Tunisian Nightclub Shut Down over Muslim Call to Prayer Remix

THE GUARDIAN: Owner held and English DJ apologises after playing recording at Orbit festival in north-east of country

Tunisian authorities have shut down a nightclub and begun an investigation after a DJ played a remix recording of the Muslim call to prayer, an official has said.

A video, widely shared online since Sunday, shows clubbers dancing to music that includes the call to prayer at the club in the north-east town of Nabeul.

The footage sparked a storm of debate on social media. » | Agence France-Presse in Tunis | Monday, April 3, 2017