here is some striking footage on Tunisian national television and the official Facebook page of the Tunisian Presidency showing scenes of Kais Saied's commemoration of Martyrs' Day in Tunisia on April 9, 2022.
unisia is in a cascading political crisis which continues to to deteriorate rapidly.
Read: Understanding the Tunisian Coup: Actors and ImplicationsThe PJD was not only defeated but almost completely demolished as a result of the vote, saving only 12 seats from the 125 seats it had obtained after the 2016 elections.
et me be clear from the beginning: what happened in Tunisia on July 25, 2021 is a coup against the constitution.
et it be clear to the public: there is no doubt that Tunisian democracy has been in a serious crisis for some time, although this article focuses on the events of the first weeks of 2021.
unisia recently marked the 8th anniversary of the revolution, a powerful wave of popular protests that inspired other Arab countries to reform their socio-political and economic institutions, and therefore, establish an accountable government.
nlike many other Arab countries that experienced unsuccessful transition experiences in the post-2011 period, Tunisia has been considered a success story with its exceptional journey from an authoritarian regime to a functioning democracy.
”Read: Euro-Med Researcher: “Migration Muted in Tunisia”Despite previously holding negotiations with a number of African nations including Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Tunisia, the Nordic country has yet to reach an agreement with any of them.
This approach was translated by Qatar's leadership in the Arab League and the important support of Saudi Arabia and post-revolutionary Tunisia and Egypt into a resolution that led to the suspension of the regime's membership in the Arab League in November 2011.
Read: Crises in Morocco and Tunisia: Is This Really the End of Political Islam?While Morocco did, in fact, benefit from international media interest during the five days of this unfortunate misadventure, it was unable to achieve the climax it had hoped for – namely, to show the world the image of a living Rayan in the hands of Moroccan rescuers.
Algerians, Tunisians, and Moroccans raised the Palestinian flag at stadiums, and when Algeria won the cup, the players raised the Palestinian flag next to the Algerian one.
During the Tunisia-Egypt game, Palestinian flags were visible.
Read: Crises in Morocco and Tunisia: Is This Really the End of Political Islam?Should we therefore pity the PJD or label it a victim of the system? No.
Additionally, the Biden administration’s tepid response to the Tunisian president’s power grab last month tells us that even if the North African country becomes more authoritarian, the US leadership will in all probability still accommodate Kais Saied.
The first country to import the Turkish UAVs was Tunisia in 2020 with the first Anka UAV manufactured by Turkish Aerospace Industries.
ecently, there have been a number of high-profile meetings between the leadership of Libya's Government of National Unity and that of Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.