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Tunisia: Urgent need for investigation into Chokri Belaid’s killing

Headline Title:  Tunisia: Investigate Chokri Belaid’s killing 06 February 2013  The killing today of Tunisian opposition politician Chokri Belaid, outside his home must prompt a thorough, independent and impartial investigation by the Tunisian authorities, Amnesty International has said.  Chokri Belaid, a leading figure of the leftist opposition in Tunisia, was shot in the neck and head as he was leaving his home in Tunis this morning. He was the Secretary General of the Democratic Patriots party, and a vocal critic of the government. He denounced political violence…

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