Tuesday 24 April 2018

Tensions rise in Tunisia as thousands protest after assassination of politician

Tarek Amara

Thousands of Tunisians gathered in front of the Interior Ministry building in the capital Tunis to protest against the assassination of leading opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi.

The protesters chanted slogans against the Islamist-led government and called for its resignation. "Down with the rule of the Islamists!", the crowd shouted.

Reuters

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