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Tunisian constitution panel head blasts president’s draft

Tunisian constitution panel head blasts president’s draft

THE head of Tunisia's constitution committee blasted a proposed constitution published by President Kais Saied, local media reported, reinforcing opposition fears that Saied was seeking to impose a unilateral charter. Sadok Belaid, a former constitutional law professor was named by Saied to draft a "new constitution for a new republic", said Saied's version was dangerous and did not resemble the first draft proposed by the constitution committee, the Assabeh newspaper said. Belaid said the draft constitution published by the president contains chapters that could pave the way for "a disgraceful dictatorial regime". His proposal would dilute the roles of the…
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