Tens of thousands turn out in support of Tunisia government

By REUTERS
August 4, 2013 01:19

TUNIS - Tens of thousands of Tunisians came out in a show of force for the country's Islamist-led government on Saturday, one of the largest demonstrations seen since the 2011 revolution.

Shouting, "No to coups, yes to elections," supporters of the ruling Ennahda party crowded into Kasbah Square next to the prime minister's office in the capital, Tunis.Ennahda, a moderate Islamist party, called on supporters of the embattled government to join the rally to push back against a week of mass protests calling for the government's ouster.


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