The government led by President Kais Saied arrested 20 opposition figures and critics in February—including former ministers—on charges of terrorism and threatening state security
In today’s episode we look at Venezuela marking 10 years of Hugo Chavez’s death, Tunisians protest against economic decline, Syria condemns US military’s official visit to occupied Syrian territory, and thousands continue protests over train crash in Greece.
Tunisian president Kais Saied has claimed victory after his proposed constitution was approved in a referendum. However, the turnout was only around 30% and opposition forces have dismissed its legitimacy
The demonstrations went ahead despite heavy presence of security forces and riot control personnel to prevent protesters from joining
The leftist Workers’ Party of Tunisia released a statement on Monday condemning the president’s moves and calling them a violation of the constitution.
Today we look at the situation in Tunisia following the suspension of the Parliament, the arrest of pro-democracy MPs in Swaziland, and more
As protests against the mismanagement of the pandemic and deepening economic crisis continue, many warn that the president’s moves violate the constitution and endanger Tunisia’s constitution