The widow of murdered Tunisian opposition figure Chokri Belaid, Basma Khalfaoui (C), speaks during a gathering marking the fourth anniversary of her husband's death, on February 6, 2017 in the capital Tunis. AFP / FETHI BELAID
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Relatives of slain Tunisian opposition figure Chokri Belaid called Monday for a stalled trial to reveal the "truth" about the politician's murder on the fourth anniversary of his death.Belaid, a fierce critic of the Islamist party then in power, was shot dead aged 48 outside his home in the capital in February 2013 .His murder – and the killing of opposition figure Mohammad Brahmi in July the same year – plunged Tunisia into a political crisis and led to the resignation of the government, led at the time by Ennahdha.Tunisian authorities also blamed militants, and said in 2014 they had killed Belaid's presumed killer Kamel Gadhgadhi.
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