Chaos Follows Funeral For Slain Leader In Tunisia

NPR | Feb. 8, 2013 9:28 a.m.

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Eleanor Beardsley, David Greene

Tens of thousands of supporters of Chokhri Belaid, a Tunisian opposition politician who was gunned down this week, jammed a cemetery for his funeral Friday in the capital, Tunis. Youths set fire to cars, and police responded with tear gas.


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