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Mohamed Brahmi
Mohamed Brahmi

Mohamed Brahmi. Image courtesy Marsad

Mohamed Brahmi was an opposition National Constituent Assembly member from the Popular Front coalition that was assassinated on July 25, 2013 in front of his house in the Cité el-Ghazela neighborhood of Tunis.

Brahmi was a vocal member of the NCA opposition.

He was born on May 15 ,1955 in the interior city of Sidi Bouzid, the birthplace of the Tunisian revolution. It was there were Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in late 2010, igniting the popular protests that led to the overthrow of former President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.

Brahmi entered the Higher Institute of Management (ISG) and obtained a master’s degree in accounting in 1982. He taught for two years as a professor of economics and management at the Technical College of Menzel Bourguiba.

He subsequently worked in the Office of Irrigation, and then from 1985 to 1993 he worked in real estate. Starting in 1994, he worked as a consultant to the Technical Cooperation Agency in Saudi Arabia where he was an auditor. He has served since 2004 as the manager of a residential real estate agency.

Brahmi was a member of the Arab Progressive Unionist Students. There he was active until 2005, when he created the Nasserist Unionist Movement, which was considered an illegal organization under the Ben Ali regime.

Following the revolution, he created the Popular Movement, which later joined the Popular Front coalition.

A graduate in computer science and software engineering at the Private Higher School of Engineering and Technology (ESPRIT), Marwa has also studied mathematics and physics at the Preparatory Institute for Engineering Studies at Al-Manar (IPEM). She is responsible at Global Productions computing since 2013.

  • CyndaMarie

    May you rest in peace.