“Kais Saied gives Tunisian democracy a second chance”, Francis Ghilès (CIDOB, Barcelona)

The bold move by Tunisia’s president, Kais Saied, to dismiss the government and Freeze parliament, on Sunday 25th of July, is the biggest challenge this fledgling democracy is facing since the 2011 revolution. The Tunisian army has backed the president´s bold move as it also helped facilitate the departure of Ben Ali ten years ago.

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