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Following the shooting of Mr Brahmi, the leader of the secular Movement of People Party yesterday morning (25 July 2013), the biggest trade union (UGTT) announced a general strike today in Tunisia.

Mr Brahmi is the second opponenent to the Ennhada-led government to have been murdered this year and his death led to anti-government protests throughout the country yesterday.

We also understand that Tunis Air has cancelled all its flights today.

In case of necessity, you can reach Budd Tunis office via their habitual after hours contacts:

Hedia Ben Alaoui:, mobile +216 98 200 242

Elias Mami:  , mobile +216 98 303 791

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