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BREAKING: Tunisian opposition suspends membership in constituent assembly: statement

Opposition withdraws from constitution-drafting body in wake of assassination of leftist leader on Wednesday

Ahram Online, Reuters, Wednesday 6 Feb 2013
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Tunisian opposition announces suspension of its membership in the constituent assembly in response to the killing of leftist politician Shokri Belaid.

Belaid was shot dead outside his home on Wednesday, in a killing that Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali condemned as a political assasination and a strike against the "Arab Spring" revolution.

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