At the call of the union, thousands of demonstrators in tunisia took to the streets and marched against the arrest and detention of the dissidents.Protests continue in Tunisia against President Kays Said. At the call of the Tunisian General Workers' Union (UGTT), thousands of people took to the streets to protest the arrest and detention of opposition figures. Protesters marching in the capital chanted "Said is a coward, the union is not afraid", "freedom" and "end the police state" while holding banners reading "No to one-man rule" and "Stop the attacks on the union"."There will be no tyranny in Tunisia"In his speech, UGTT Secretary General Noureddine Taboubi said, "There is no national unity in Tunisia. Therefore, we call on the components of civil and democratic society to unite for the options we have gathered around it. We reject the night raids and intimidation of politicians' homes." "Said threatens everyone here, their parties, civil society, trade unions. Tunisians are here to say that we cannot accept dictatorship. We chose the path of struggle. We will not accept the suppression of freedom, there will be no tyranny in Tunisia. We salute the imprisoned politicians in Mornaguia prison," Taboubi said.Dozens of dissidents, including politicians, judges and journalists, have been detained in Tunisia since the beginning of February, and some have been arrested.Political crisis in TunisiaWhile President Kays Said dismissed the then prime minister on the grounds that "the country was in danger" in July 2021, he froze the powers of the parliament. Said expanded his powers with the decree he signed on September 22, 2021, and attached the executive branch to him. Stating that the Supreme Judicial Council was dissolved in February 2022, Said announced that a constitutional amendment referendum would be held on 25 July 2022 and an early general election would be held on 17 December 2022. In the referendum, which was held with a turnout of 30.5 percent, the new constitution was accepted with a "yes" vote of 94.6 percent.The second round of parliamentary elections was held in the country on January 29, and the voter turnout was determined as 11.3 percent.
04 Mart 2023 - 20:58
Anti-government protest in Tunisia with the participation of thousands of demonstrators
At the call of the union, thousands of demonstrators in Tunisia took to the streets and marched against the arrest and detention of the dissidents.
04 Mart 2023 - 20:58