Anti-government protesters in Tunisia say the country’s president is reversing political freedoms gained more than a decade ago.
That’s when the Arab Spring led to the removal of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali – and sparked uprisings across the Arab world.
Now, Tunisians accuse President Kais Saied of orchestrating a power grab and further weakening the country’s economy.
So, can their anger make a difference?
And how is it being viewed in the region?
Presenter: Laura Kyle
Tarek Kahlaoui – Columnist and former director of the Tunisian Institute of Strategic Studies
Yasmine Akrimi – Research analyst focusing on North Africa for the Brussels International Center
Amine Snoussi – Political analyst and journalist covering Tunisia and North Africa
Article source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/inside-story/2023/1/15/a-failed-democracy