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British DJ sentenced to year in Tunisian jail for Muslim call to prayer remix

Berlin-based Dax J who left Tunisia after incident was charged with public indecency and offending public morality

A British DJ has been sentenced to a year in jail by a Tunisian court after he played a remix recording of the Muslim call to prayer in a nightclub.

The London-born Dax J, who left Tunisia after last weekend’s incident, was charged with public indecency and offending public morality, said Ylyes Miladi, a spokesman of a court in the town of Grombalia.

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by Nadia Khomami via Electronic music | The Guardian