February 23, 2013

Tunisian secularists protest against new Islamist PM

(Reuters) - Thousands of Tunisians protested on Saturday against the new prime minister-designate Ali Larayedh, a hardliner from the main Islamist Ennahda party.

President Moncef Marzouki asked Larayedh to form a government on Friday, in the aftermath of the February 6 assassination of secular opposition politician Chokri Belaid. Read more.


- Peaceful march in Habib Bourguiba Avenue - TAP
- Tunisians hit the streets trying to bring down the government (video) - Al Arabiya

Protesters Denounce Delay in Case of Assassinated Opposition Leader - TunisiaLive
Coalition to be extended from three to five parties (Ghannouchi) - TAP

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