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Brahmi murder sparks competing protests in Tunisia

Pressure is mounting on the Tunisian government over political violence which has seen two opposition figures killed.

Education minister Salem Labyedh resigned following the assassination of opposition MP Mohamed Brahmi. The government has blamed Salafist hardliners for the murder.

Pro and anti-government protesters have gathered in the capital's central square, holding an open sit-in.

Ahmed Maher reports from the square.

  • 01 Aug 2013
  • From the section Africa
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