Houcine Abassi


Tunisian mediator and Secretary General of the Tunisian General... News PhotoActivist,Crisis,Domination,Horizontal,Houcine Abassi,Islam,Mediation,Meeting,North Africa,Politics,Portrait,Secretary-General,Talking,The End,Tunis,TunisiaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTunisian mediator and Secretary General of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) Houcine Abbassi speaks during a meeting as part of the dialogue between ruling Islamists and the opposition aimed at ending a two-month political crisis on October 28, 2013, in Tunis. Ennahda and the opposition signed a roadmap for the creation of a government of independents within three weeks. Tunisia was plunged into crisis in July when opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead by suspected jihadist gunmen in circumstances similar to the murder of another opposition MP, Chokri Belaid, six months earlier. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID (Photo credit should read FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)