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Tunisian questionnaire on constitution is met with a nationwide shrug

Tunisian questionnaire on constitution is met with a nationwide shrug

TAREK AMARA and ANGUS MCDOWALL AS Tunisia's president prepares to rewrite the constitution after dismissing parliament last year and ruling by decree, he has called for citizens' input by setting up a voluntary multiple-choice questionnaire online. With two weeks to go before the survey is due to end, only 276,000 people have taken part in the country of 12 million, according to the survey website, amid accusations by Kais Saied's critics that the consultation is a charade. After his move against the elected parliament last summer, the 64-year-old announced in December he would appoint a committee to rewrite the constitution…
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