Political crisis in Tunisia
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

Argentina and China sign key agreements on cooperation and trade and other stories

Today we look at the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Argentina and China, the arrest of journalist Fahad Shah in Kashmir, and more

Tsunami causes ‘unprecedented disaster’ in Tonga, oil spill in Peru and other stories

Today we look at a major oil on Peru’s coast, the death of a Tunisian protestor injured in a violent police crackdown, and more

Workers Party slams Tunisian court’s decision to prosecute 19 top opposition leaders

The Workers’ Party termed the decision to prosecute its general secretary Hamma Hammami on charges of violating electoral laws a political stunt by the Kais Saied government

Report: BJP-linked app hijacked social media, messaging platforms and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into an app used to spread right wing propaganda in India, the prosecution of 19 opposition leaders in Tunisia, and more

Tunisia president Tunisian president announces constitutional referendum and general elections in 2022

The constitutional referendum is scheduled to be held on July 25, 2022, exactly a year after president Kais Saied took control of all executive and legislative powers in Tunisia through a series of exceptional measures. Critics and opposition political parties have called his actions a “presidential coup”

Tunisia protests for employment Tunisians protests against revocation of law on government jobs for long-term unemployed

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

Tunisians mobilize against president’s autocratic decisions

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.

ICC prosecutor plans to exclude US from Afghan war crimes probe and other stories

Today we look at the possible exclusion of the U.S. from an ICC war crimes probe in Afghanistan, an appeal to the EU by rights groups to address rights violations in Saudi Arabia, and more

Tunisians take to street opposing president’s move to sideline country’s constitution

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

Prosecutors to probe illegal practices in Mexico’s Ayotzinapa 43 case and other stories

Today we look at new evidence in the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students in Mexico, the strike announced by NUMSA in South Africa’s engineering sector, and more

Tunisian political parties release statement urging judiciary, military to uphold the constitution

The statement comes after a weekend of protests opposing the president’s actions in July, which many call a coup and unconstitutional

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