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Government supporters rally In Tunisia

Sunday, Aug 04, 2013 - 00:48

Aug. 4 - Pro government rally fills streets of Tunisian capital. Julie Noce reports.

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Tens of thousands of pro government demonstrators filled Kasbah Square in Tunis to show their support for the country's moderate Islamist-led government. Holding flag and chanting slogans, demonstrators praised the ruling Ennahda party and said their lives have improved as a result. We are free to dress and go out and pray, this woman said. Before they would arrest us and beat us. Tunisia, a fledgling Arab Spring democracy, is facing more challenges as secular opposition parties are stepping up efforts to oust the government. So far, Prime Minister Ali Lareydh has refused to acknowledge calls to dissolve the government. He appealed for calm from both pro- and anti-government groups. The opposition are planning a massive protest later on Sunday.

Government supporters rally In Tunisia

Sunday, Aug 04, 2013 - 00:48

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