By Andrew P. Napolitano
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Tunisia accused the United States of interfering in the country's judicial system after U.S. Ambassador Gordon Gray criticized the guilty verdict in the blasphemy trial of a Tunisian television executive.
A Tunisian court on Thursday convicted the head of a private TV station for disrupting public order and violating moral values by airing an animated film that some religious leaders say insults Islam.
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The trial in Tunisia over the broadcasting the animated Iranian film "Persepolis" was cut short Thursday after an uproar in the courtroom.
A mob attacked the home of a Tunisian television station owner with firebombs on Friday, following protests against a film his channel aired.
The owner of a Tunisian television station has apologized for showing parts of the animated film "Persepolis" considered blasphemous by some ultra-conservative Muslims.
Tunisian police on Sunday arrested dozens of Islamist demonstrators set on attacking the offices of a television channel that had shown the award-winning film "Persepolis," officials said.
Mr. Karoui was not in court for the judgment, but later told AFP he was saddened by the court's decision and how it reflected on a country still in flux after toppling an entrenched dictatorship and sparking the Arab Spring.
"You can't be half-guilty and half-innocent," added Karoui, who said he feared the ruling's impact in other North African countries.