logo

Inside Investor

Assassination in Tunisia, Trigger for Revolutionary Revival

Assassination in Tunisia, Trigger for Revolutionary Revival

Bottom Line: The assassination on 6 February of opposition politician Chokri Belaid, a notable opponent of the Islamist-led government, is the trigger that will push the ongoing political crisis and socio-economic unrest over the edge.

The public response to the shooting of Belaid outside his home in the capital Tunis was immediate and country-wide. Protests, always ongoing, have erupted…

oilprice logo