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Tunisians select a brand new parliament

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Tunisians are heading to the polls this Saturday to decide on a brand new parliament.

The election of the 161-seat meeting is happening after President Kais Saied dissolved the legislative physique earlier this 12 months.

The opposition, together with Islamist-inspired Ennahdha get together have appealed to voters to boycott these elections claiming the ballot is a “coup” towards the one democracy to have emerged from the Arab Spring in 2011.

President Saied, a former legislation professor, has additionally pushed via a new structure giving the presidency nearly unrestrained powers whereas stripping parliament of any actual energy.