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A Tunisian mother received five-month suspended jail sentence for racism

New Desk – A Tunisian court has given a five-month suspended jail sentence to a mother who racially abused a black school teacher after her daughter was thrown out of a class.

The condemnation is the first under the country’s new anti-racism law.

Tunisia has a noteworthy black minority, which has roots going back to the days of the slave trade. Human Rights groups say black people are routinely subjected to discrimination in Senegal.

Black women in Tunisia protesting against racism

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