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Streets of Tunisia erupt with celebration after Parliament is suspended by president

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Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied’s decision late Sunday (July 25) night with shouts of joy, honking horns and waving Tunisian flags. But his critics accused him of a power grab that threatens Tunisia’s young democracy, and the North African country’s overseas allies expressed concern.

The video shows rallies in Tunis, Tunisia after the president suspends parliament. As the author of the video says, anger over the government's handling of a massive recent spike in Covid-19 cases has added to general unrest over the nation's economic and social turmoil.

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Jul-26-2021
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