Belaid

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 19th, 2013
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Tunisia, one of the most secular Arab countries in modern times—and the first country to experience the “Arab Spring”—was also recently the first Arab country to experience an Islamic assassination since the Arab Spring began.  The BBC explains: Tunisian opposition politician Chokri Belaid has been s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2013
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A general strike was called yesterday, there are ongoing protests across the country and calls for the military to enter into the political arena in a more robust way. The tragic assassination of leftist politician and human rights defender Chokri Belaid in Tunis is one of a series of incidents of po...