Thousands rally, calling for Tunisian government to go
AFPLE BARDO, Tunisia--Thousands of Tunisians took to the streets of Bardo, near the capital Tunis, late Saturday, calling for the government led by the moderate Islamist Ennahda party to step down.
September 9, 2013, 12:09 am TWN
They were marking the end of a 40-day period of mourning after the assassination of opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi, shot dead outside his home on July 25.
Protesters gathered at Bab Saadoun, on the outskirts of Tunis, before marching to Bardo square, the scene of regular protests after the killing of Brahmi.