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Tunisia in overdue constitutional crisis, not coup d’état

Tunisian President Kais Saied’s decision to suspend parliament and fire prime minister Hichem Mechichi set off a long-overdue and unavoidable constitutional crisis rather than a coup d’état in the first representative democracy in Africa and the Arab world. Facing mass protest and general discontent with the Tunisian government’s handling of Covid-19 lockdowns and stagnant economic […]