Kaïs Saïed tightens control over new parliament

Tunisian president Kais Saied.
Tunisian president Kais Saied. © Yassine Mahjoub/Sipa USA/Reuters
The president has instructed the speaker of the new Assemblée des Représentants du Peuple, the Tunisian parliament, Brahim Bouderbala, to do away with parliamentary structures that could constitute counter-powers to his increasingly autocratic rule. [...] (421 words)
Published on 22/03/2023 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
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