Kais Saied
Tunisia new constitution Tunisian political parties and trade unions reject president’s move to enact a new constitution 

The UGTT, Tunisia’s main trade union, and major left parties gave calls for boycott of the national dialogue initiated by President Kais Saied last week, almost a year after he dismissed the elected government 

Citizens protest in Tunisia Thousands march in Tunisia against president’s continuing power-grab

The demonstrations went ahead despite heavy presence of security forces and riot control personnel to prevent protesters from joining

Tunisian president brings electoral changes Tunisian president announces changes to electoral system in yet another controversial move

Several opposition parties have already indicated that they will not participate in any constitutional referendum or elections based on a new set of rules drawn up unilaterally by the president

Tunisian parliament Tunisia’s suspended parliament fights against president’s coup

Just hours after the suspended parliament passed the symbolic vote by a majority, the president dissolved the body

Food Insecurity in Haiti, Tunisian journalists’ strike, and other stories

Today we look at the upcoming strike by Tunisian journalists; the unionization struggle of Starbucks workers in Seattle, US; and more

Tunisia journalists strike Tunisian journalists’ union announces general strike on April 2 to defend press freedoms

The announcement of the journalists’ general strike came a day before government authorities detained a local news reporter at Mosaique FM under anti-terrorism laws

Protest in Tunisia Tunisians protest authoritarian moves by President Kais Saied

Demands have been raised for the president to resign and the government to immediately hold legislative and presidential elections in the country

Journalists protest in Tunisia Tunisian journalists plan mass general strike against government repression and for media reforms

Journalists have accused the government headed by president Kais Saied of trying to weaken the press in the country and drastically reduce the freedom of the press by systematically bringing it under government control 

Tunisia new judicial council Tunisians protest presidential decree forming new judicial council

The decree, which was issued on Sunday, gave the president significant additional powers over judicial appointments, disciplinary action and dismissals, and introduced certain judicial reforms. It also bans judges from organized collective action

Occupation forces kill Palestinian teen in West Bank demolition raid and other stories

Today we look at a raid in the Occupied West Bank and settler violence in Sheikh Jarrah, the release of 4 Afghan women activists from detention, and more

Tunisia judicial council Tunisian govt says judicial body to be reformed, not dissolved 

The government took back the decision to terminate the Supreme Judicial Council following a two-day strike by judges across Tunisia and widespread international condemnation against the controversial move

Political prisoners in Tunisia Human Rights Watch chronicles use of secret arbitrary detentions in Tunisia

The rights group called upon the Tunisian government to immediately stop the use of secret arbitrary detentions, first introduced during the state of emergency imposed in 2015 to crush dissent in the country

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