Lofti Naguedh, the leader of a Tunisian political party that staunchly opposes the ruling Salafist party, was beaten to death during a street demonstration involving several different political parties. Some witnesses report that his assailants were members of the ruling party, Ennahdha, and that the police stood by and did nothing until after Mr. Naguedh had been severely beaten.
In other news, the Washington D.C. headquarters of the National Geographic Channel is on high alert after receiving numerous bomb threats from Islamic extremists, who object to NatGeo’s plans to air a movie about the Bin Laden raid early next month.
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