Opposition Mobilizes Politician's Murder Sparks Wave of Protest

The murder of a leading opposition figure in Tunisia has sent thousands of Tunisians to the streets. They accuse the governing Islamists of being behind the killing, and many in the opposition hope to harness the outrage to drive them from power just as popular protest recently did in Egypt.
Tunisians demonstrate against the killing of opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi in Tunis on July 25.

Tunisians demonstrate against the killing of opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi in Tunis on July 25.

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