A Jewish Star of David was spray-painted by vandals last Friday on to the wall of the al-Fath mosque in the Tunisian capital.
A day earlier, two mosques in the town of Ben Guerdane were vandalized. Their Islamic holy books, the Koran, were damaged inside the buildings as well. The town is located near the border with Libya.The desecration comes as Tunisians are struggling to maintain a peaceful compromise between all the elements of a society rocked with conflict since the Jasmine Revolution that toppled its longtime dictator, President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, in January 2011.
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