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Opposition Leader's Murder Tests Tunisia's Judiciaryi
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February 22, 2013 10:22 PM
Tunisian judges complain that, two years after the ousting of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, the government still is interfering in the justice system. Following arrests made Thursday in the murder investigation of opposition leader Chokri Belaid, the case presents one of the biggest tests for the judiciary. Henry Ridgwell reports from Tunis.

Opposition Leader's Murder Tests Tunisia's Judiciary

Published February 22, 2013

Tunisian judges complain that, two years after the ousting of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, the government still is interfering in the justice system. Following arrests made Thursday in the murder investigation of opposition leader Chokri Belaid, the case presents one of the biggest tests for the judiciary. Henry Ridgwell reports from Tunis.


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