Chokri Belaïd

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Tunisian journalist and human rigth defender Om Zied weeps as she... News PhotoBuilt Structure,Chokri Belaïd,Competition,Conflict,Crying,Honor,Horizontal,Journalist,Murder,Murder Victim,Opposition Party,People,Political Party,Politics,Standing,Statue,Tunis,Tunisia,Vandalism,WidowPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTunisian journalist and human rigth defender Om Zied (L) weeps as she stands next to the widow of murdered opposition figure Chokri Belaid, Besma Khalfaoui, as they look at the vandalised and broken statue erected in his honour, on February 18, 2013, in Tunis. The memorial, installed as a work of contemporary art by Tunisian artists, was ripped off from its base and broken, and the flowers surrounding it were trampled and scattered. Belaid, a leftist leader and fierce critic of Tunisia's ruling Islamist-led government, was shot dead by a gunman as he left his home. is seen left. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID (Photo credit should read FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)