Mounting Political Crisis Threatens Tunisia’s Democracy

Join this week’s host, Alex Parsons, Lead Analyst of the Americas, along with Eloise Scott, Lead Analyst for Middle East and Africa and Rhiannon Phillips, Associate Analyst for Middle East and North Africa to discuss Tunisia's deepening political deadlock has recently come to a head, with President Kais Saied dismissing Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi and suspending parliament.

The impact this governmental crisis has on the already stagnant policy will be significant, as Tunisia faces fresh waves of Covid-19 infections and mounting socio-economic strife. President Saied's actions could also threaten Tunisia's democracy, with the 2014 constitution at the heart of the crisis.

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