By Julian Pecquet - 07/25/13 05:15 PM EDT
“There is no justification for such an outrageous and cowardly act in a democratic Tunisia," she added. "We urge the Tunisian government to immediately conduct a transparent and professional investigation to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice in a timely manner consistent with Tunisian law and international obligations.”
The political killings have sparked protests against the ruling Islamist Ennahda party and threatened to unravel the fledgling democratic transition in the Arab Spring's cradle.
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