A leading critic of Tunisia's ruling Islamists, MP Mohamed Brahmi, was shot dead outside his home, the second such assassination this year, sparking street protests and international condemnation.
People mourn outside the hospital in Ariana, outside Tunis after the killing of opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi on July 25, 2013. Brahmi, a leading critic of Tunisia's ruling Islamists, was shot dead outside his home Thursday in the second such assassination this year, with fingers again pointed at the authorities.
The murder Thursday plunged Tunisia into renewed crisis, igniting protests in central Tunis and in Sidi Bouzid, the birthplace of the Arab Spring and Brahmi's hometown.
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