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Tunisia: Mass explosion of anger at second political killing of a left leader


Leaflet of CWI supporters calls for general strike to bring down the government

The assassination of Mohamed Brahmi, MP for El Shaab (People’s Movement), has triggered a new mass movement of workers and youth in Tunisia. Under mass pressure, the main union federation, the UGTT, called a one-day general strike on 26 July. Clearly, the revolution is not over in the country which sparked the ‘Arab Spring’ two years ago, when the uprising saw the end of decades of dictatorship...