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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 07:04 PM

Tunisia fails to create technocrat interim government

Tunisia was thrown into political crisis after the assassination of the secular, left-wing opposition figure Chokri Belaid on February 6. Belaid was shot dead outside of his home by unidentified gunmen. The assassination sparked massive protests by opposition groups, who accused the Islamist Ennadha party of complicity in the murder.

In an effort to stem broader unrest, Prime Minister Jebali had proposed establishing a non-partisan government led by technocrats until new elections are held.

On Monday, the party's review council said a technocratic government did "not meet the needs of the present time" and called for a mix of politicians and technocrats instead.


http://www.dw.de/tunisia-fails-to-create-technocrat-interim-government/a-16609285

And Tunisia was the "Arab Spring" that went really well...

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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 07:45 PM

1. Ahh, for the good ol' days of tranquil dictatorship.

It is sad that countries cannot seem to go from dictatorship to social democracy in a couple of years.

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