New tensions in Tunisa follow killing of opposition political leader

In the wake of the assassination of a major opposition political leader in Tunis, the opposition has quit parliament. Major protests required the use of tear gas and batons by police to disperse demonstrators. One political party, the Popular Front, is calling for a general strike to protest the against the murder. The political situation in Tunisia remains tense and uncertain. Travellers should always exercise caution and avoid all public and political demonstrations since they may become violent without warning.

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