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Tunisia – Kais Saied: The Tunisian political outsider accused of a coup (Al Jazeera)

Al Jazeera writes: Tunisia’s president described his election victory in 2019 as “like a new revolution” – and on Sunday night he brought huge crowds of supporters onto the streets by sacking the government and freezing parliament in a move his foes called a coup. Kais Saied, a 63-year-old independent politician and former constitutional lawyer with an awkward public manner and a preference for an ultra-formal speaking style of classical Arabic, is now at the undisputed centre of Tunisian politics.

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