Subscribe Register Login

Circuit judge strikes down voter ID law

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:54 p.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Tunisia: 4 in custody over politician’s murder

This article was published February 26, 2013 at 8:12 a.m.

Tunisia’s interior minister says that four suspects belonging to a radical Islamist group are being held over their involvement in the murder of a leftist opposition politician earlier this month that plunged the country into a political crisis.

Ali Larayedh said Tuesday that the suspects, some of whom had been arrested in the past 48 hours, were just accomplices to the murder and did not include the assassin himself.

Chokri Belaid was shot four times outside his home on the morning of Feb. 6, provoking widespread rioting around the country as many held the government responsible for his death.

Thousands demonstrated oSunday, protesting the lack of progress in solving the crime, which was seen as a symptom of the rising violence in Tunisia’s politics.

Comments on: Tunisia: 4 in custody over politician’s murder

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • University of arkansas at little

    Rock Department of Counseling, Adult and Rehabilitation Edu...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Welder/fitter

    welder/fitter neededminimum of 4 years verifiable exp. in he...
    WHITE HALL, AR

  • Medical

    immediate openingsfull TimeJefferson Comprehensive Care Syst...
    PINE BLUFF, AR

  • Audit senior

    : Due to growth in our practice, Thomas & Thomas, LLP is see...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Hearing test

    arkansas based company looking to hire a couple or individua...
    GARFIELD, AR

Search 794 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online