Progressives allege Tunisian president violated constitutional order, protests continue

The leftist Workers’ Party of Tunisia released a statement on Monday condemning the president’s moves and calling them a violation of the constitution.

July 27, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

Tunisia is undergoing its biggest political upheaval since the revolution in 2011. On Monday, July 27, Tunisia’s president Kais Saied fired prime minister Hichem Mechichi and suspended the Tunisian parliament. The move has been widely condemned by progressive sections as an attack on democracy.