Law 38 directed the government to provide jobs to those who have been unemployed for 10 years or more. The law was a lifeline for the long-term unemployed, especially for those from marginalized and underprivileged communities and regions of the country
20 Tunisian and international human rights groups also denounced the president’s actions in a joint statement, calling them unilateral, authoritarian and in violation of the Tunisian constitution
Most of the political groups in the country are divided on Saied’s move, with some of them openly supporting it and calling it a much-needed “reform process” in the country. However, leftist parties in the country, such as the Workers Party, opposed president Saied’s move calling it a coup.
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After sacking the prime minister and suspending the parliament in July, president Kais Saied issued decree 117 on Wednesday, according to which he can rule by bypassing the provisions of the constitution adopted in 2014
The Tunisian General Labor Union and various political parties have condemned president Kais Saied’s moves to consolidate his power through a fresh series of pronouncements issued last week
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The statement comes after a weekend of protests opposing the president’s actions in July, which many call a coup and unconstitutional
President Kais Saied had last week indicated his intent to bring changes to the 2014 constitution. This is months after he sacked the prime minister and suspended the parliament in what many called was a ‘presidential coup’ to wrest total power in the country
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The leftist Workers’ Party of Tunisia released a statement on Monday condemning the president’s moves and calling them a violation of the constitution.
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