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  Tishrei 19, 5773 , 05/10/12

Tunisia Seeks Death Penalty in Attack on US Embassy

Defense attorneys in Tunisia said, Thursday, that authorities are seeking the death penalty against several of the 87 people arrested in connection with the September 14th attack on the American embassy and the adjacent American school in response to the anti-Islamic trailer for the movie "Innocence of Muslims".

Among the capital charges the suspects face are "harming state security".

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