Tunisia: Protest marks new coalition against President Saied’s one-man rule
22 May 2022 | 3:15 pm
Protesters gathered in Tunis to reject President Kais Saied's rule, blaming him for returning Tunisia to a state of autocratic rule. The New Salvation Front has coalesced several parties to oppose him.
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Tunisians have taken to the streets to protest against President Kais Saied. His future depends on whether he is able to find a solution to the economic crisis, say analysts.
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