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Tunisia referendum Despite low turn-out, Tunisian president Kais Saied claims victory in constitutional referendum

Only around 30% of voters turned up for the referendum on a new constitution for Tunisia. However, the government of Kais Saied claimed that over 94% of those who voted were in favor of the new document

Tunisia protests Mass actions against President Kais Saied’s rule intensify in Tunisia

Tunisia witnessed numerous protests on Sunday, June 19. The country’s largest trade union UGTT observed a national strike last week, while judges have decided to extend their strike for a third consecutive week

Khaled-Dawoud released Egypt Egyptian journalist-politician Khaled Dawoud freed after over 18 months in pre-trial detention

Dawoud was released pending investigations although the prosecution has not presented any evidence in court to support the charges against him. He faces charges of “collaborating with a terrorist organization”, “publishing false information” and “misusing social media