International report

Shops in Tunis must use Arabic alongside French

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Handwritten sign over a "Public writer" shop in Douz, Tunisia, 2002
Handwritten sign over a "Public writer" shop in Douz, Tunisia, 2002 Wikimedia Commons

A decision approved by municipal authorities requires shop signs in Tunisia's capital to be mandatorily translated to Arabic. The move has drawn diverse reactions on social networks and media in the country.Click on "Play" above to hear Alessandra Bajec's report from Tunis.