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An angry crowd of thousands mourns slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid

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A crowd watches as the coffin of Chokri Belaid is carried during his funeral in the Jallez cemetery in Tunis, Tunisia, Feb. 8, 2013. The killing of Belaid, a harsh critic of the ruling Islamist-led party, has led to fears that growing political violence will imperil Tunisia's transition.

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A couple mourns next to a Tunisian flag during the funeral procession for the late secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid in the Jebel Jelloud district in Tunis February 8, 2013.

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Mourners carry the coffin of slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid during his funeral procession towards the nearby cemetery of El-Jellaz, where he is to be buried, in the Jebel Jelloud district of Tunis February 8, 2013.

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A tunisian woman wrapped in her national flag makes her way through tombs while attending the funeral of slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid at el Jallez cemetery near Tunis, Friday Feb. 8, 2013.

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Tunisian soldiers cover the coffin of Chokri Belaid with the national flag during his funeral, in Tunis, Tunisia, Feb. 8, 2013.

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A crowd waits for the coffin of Chokri Belaid to arrive during his funeral, at the Jallez cemetery in Tunis, Tunisia, Feb. 8, 2013.

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Relatives of slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid carry the coffin wrapped in the Tunisian red flag during his funeral in Tunis, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013.

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Tunisians hold a placard with an image of the late secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid during his funeral procession in the Jebel Jelloud district in Tunis February 8, 2013.

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Thousands of Tunisians attend the funeral of slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid at el Jallez cemetery near Tunis, Friday Feb. 8, 2013.

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A woman cries as she shouts slogans during the funeral procession of the late secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid in the Jebel Jelloud district in Tunis February 8, 2013.

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A woman holds a placard with an image of the late secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid during his funeral procession in the Jebel Jelloud district in Tunis February 8, 2013.

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A placard with an image of the late secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid is displayed during his funeral procession in the Jebel Jelloud district in Tunis February 8, 2013.

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Protestors burn cars next to the cemetery where thousands of Tunisians are gathered to attend the funerals of slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid, near Tunis, Friday Feb. 8, 2013.

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Protesters run from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes with riot police near the cemetery where slain Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid is buried, in the Jebel Jelloud district of Tunis February 8, 2013.

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