Mass protests hit Tunisia after opposition leader assassinated

Posted on July 25, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Civil Unrest, Tourist Warning

BBC reports that Tunisian opposition party leader Mohamed Brahmi has been shot dead in the capital, Tunis, in the country’s second political killing this year. Protesters have gathered in Tunis and other cities across the country calling for the government to resign. Tunisia’s largest trade union has called for a general strike on Friday and Tunisair has cancelled all flights to and from Tunisia for that day. Read article

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