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Tunisia

Kaïs Saïed

Date of Birth: 22 February 1958
Place of Birth: Tunis


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United by dissolution

Dozens of parliamentarians have been hauled in for questioning since last week's online parliamentary session that voted to rescind President Kaïs Saïed's rule by decree (Dispatches 1/4/22)...

'What is preserving Kaïs Saïed is the existence of organised opposition...


Zelensky wants African audience

That say insiders could explain the European Commission's recent moves to guarantee €450 million of financial support to Tunisia despite President Kaïs Saïed dissolving parliament last week (Dispatches 1/4/22 President Saïed dissolves parliament and accuses MPs of treason but Brussels keeps the cash flowing)...


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President Saïed takes his new constitution campaign online

Ahead of a referendum on a new constitution in July new voting laws and parliamentary elections in December President Kaïs Saïed has launched an online two-month consultation process after governing by decree since last July (AC Vol 62 No 17 Playing the waiting game)...

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Rough seas for despot and demos

President Kaïs Saïed's power-grab in July and his determination to change the Tunisian political system have brought neither peace nor prosperity but instead have caused division and extreme social and economic precarity (AC Vol 62 No 22 Saïed channels Mussolini)...


Has the sun set on the Brothers?

In Tunisia a decade of economic failure exacerbated by political stasis allowed the academic President Kaïs Saïed to turn autocrat outflanking Ennahda in the latest phase of Tunisia's unfinished transition from Ben Ali...


Saïed channels Mussolini

Ennahda's inability to bring on new leaders led to internal discord well before some 113 senior members resigned as President Kaïs Saïed made his power grab on 25 September...


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