Hichem Mechichi
Security forces suppress protest against unemployment in southern Tunisia

The protesters were demanding that the government implement a long overdue deal from 2017 which promised to create jobs in the oil and infrastructure sectors in the region to tackle the issue of unemployment 

Tunisia political crisis Tunisia’s largest party calls for joint dialogue to resolve growing political crisis

Last week, thousands of protesters and Ennahda supporters participated in a rally expressing support for prime minister Hichem Mechichi in his dispute with the president over a recent cabinet reshuffle and new ministerial appointments announced earlier this year

Agitations in Tunisia intensify after death of a protester

Thousands marched to the Tunisian parliament in Tunis on Tuesday, January 26, demanding change in the political system and opposing state violence

Media bill protests Tunisia Tunisian journalists and activists protest proposed bill on media

The newly proposed bill intends to do away with the requirement of obtaining government licenses to open and operate television and radio channels in the country

Tunisian parliament votes to approve third government in less than a year

Hichem Mechichi’s government won the majority in the parliament although many members expressed reservations with it and voted for it only to avoid early elections

Tunisia new prime minister Hichem Hichem Mechichi designated as new Tunisian prime minister by president Saied 

The political situation in Tunisia was further complicated following last week’s resignation of Elyes Fakhfakh from the post of prime minister and a vote of no-confidence against the speaker of parliament

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