Is democracy at risk in Tunisia? | Inside Story

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The birthplace of the Arab Spring is in crisis.

Tunisia’s president has sacked the Prime Minister and put a freeze on parliament for 30 days, following weeks of anti-government protests.

The biggest political party, Ennahda, is calling it a coup.

But many Tunisians celebrated President Kais Saied’s actions.

What’s behind the turmoil?

And where does this leave Tunisia’s young democracy?

Presenter: Kamahl Santamaria


Saida Ounissi – Member, Tunisian Parliament, and international spokesperson for the Ennahda Party.

Mesaoud Romdhani – human rights activist and member, Euromed Rights.

Fadil Aliriza – Editor-in-Chief of Meshkal, a Tunisian news and analysis website.

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