Tunisia: Ennahdha Party: Statement on Assassination of Mohamed Brahmi
Today, member of the National Constituent Assembly Mohamed Brahmi was the victim of a cowardly assassination in front of his house in the capital, in a new attempt to undermine the country’s security and drag it into violence and in-fighting. This crime comes in the context of significant progress in the political process after the election of fundamental commissions, the completion of the Constitution draft and reaching consensus on most points of difference.
Ennahdha Party which received with shock and dismay the news of this dangerous crime:
– Considers this assassination to be a dangerous crime targeting the revolution and national unity, and obstructing the democratic transition process.
– Strongly condemns this crime and calls on the security and judicial authorities to do their utmost and devote all resources to arrest the perpetrators, bring them to justice and inform public opinion of the details.
– Prays for the soul of Assembly member Mohamed Brahmi and offers its sincere condolences to his family and party.
– Calls on all Tunisians to preserve their national unity, solidarity, and restraint so as to undermine the criminals’ plans to destroy our democratic experience and our co-existence.