UGTT to present roadmap with different conceptions for next stage (Boughdiri)

The Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) will present to the presidency of the Republic, in the coming days, a roadmap, which includes different conceptions related to the political and economic aspect, deputy Secretary-General Mohamed Ali Boughdiri told TAP on Wednesday. The union is working on developing this roadmap with the help of experts from the union and from the economic […]

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Investigation into lobbying contracts implicating Ennahdha, Qalb Tounes and Aich Tounsi association (Mohsen Dali)

Spokesperson for the Court of the First Instance and the Economic and Financial Judicial pole of Tunis 1 Mohsen Dali said Wednesday that the public prosecutor near the pole, started over the first two weeks in July, reviewing several files concerning the Ennahdha movement, Qalb Tounes and the Aich Tounsi association in connection with lobbying contracts. Called by TAP, Dali […]

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Belaid-Brahmi defence group addresses open letter against Ennahdha movement and its president

The Chokri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi Defence Group announced Wednesday that it had addressed an open letter in 4 languages to over 120 parliaments around the world and regional and international legal authorities, in which it demanded conducting an audit on Ennahdha Movement President Rached Ghannouchi’s fortune. In this letter, the defence group also called on the parliaments to no […]

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Update: Tunisian army tightens security to protect gov’t after PM sacked

TUNIS, Tunisian security and military units were deployed to protect the government headquarters in Tunis by blocking all access and preventing officials from reaching their workplace in the government.   The measure came as Tunisian President Kais Saied announced on Sunday evening that he had removed Hichem Mechichi from the post of prime minister and suspended all activities of the […]

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Amnesty International: President Saied should publicly commit to respecting and protecting human rights

Tunisian President Kais Saied should publicly commit to respecting and protecting human rights, including the rights to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly, after he suspended parliament and assumed some judicial powers, said Amnesty International. Concerns that human rights are at risk have heightened following an alarming raid by security forces on Al Jazeera’s office in Tunis today and […]

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