Libyan Salafists Turn Attention To Women — Demand Segregated University Classes

Egged on by a Saudi preacher “Salafists behind the recent wave of sectarian bombings and the destruction of historic mosques and shrines—say they aim to rid Libya of all Sufi landmarks by the end of the year. Now they are turning their attention to women, posting flyers at universities and private schools, insisting male and female students be segregated.” My latest for Newsweek/Daily Beast on Libya’s difficult transition to democracy.

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