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  23 January 2011   Anti-government protesters in the Tunisian capital are continuing to heap pressure on Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi to quit. Backed by the country’s main trade union, thousands of "caravan of liberation" marchers descended in Tunis from the impoverished region where the uprising began last month. Public assemblies of more than three people are officially banned under a state of emergency that has remained in place, along with a night-time curfew, since president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was ousted last week.   The peaceful demonstrators were joined by hundreds of police officers, some of whom briefly blocked a car carrying interim president Foued Mebazaa, the speaker of parliament. "The aim of this caravan is to make the government fall," said Rabia Slimane, 40, a teacher from Menzel Bouzaiane, where the first victim of the uprising was killed by security forces last month. The General Union of Tunisian Workers, or UGTT, is refusing to recognise the new government because of its inclusion of figures from the old regime. Ghannouchi has been prime minister in Tunisia since 1999. Following the revolt, he promised to resign from political life after Tunisia holds its first free and fair polls since…