The referendum was held on Monday, however not even a 3rd of these eligible to vote selected to forged their vote in favor of a constitutional proposal that tremendously strengthens the facility of the president. An influence that he seized by means of coup-like strategies.
The opposition referred to as for a boycott of the referendum.
“Tunisia has taken a step towards a new age,” stated the president when the preliminary outcomes have been up to date on Tuesday.
But the US State Department famous with concern that “the new constitution contains weakened control functions (within society and its institutions) that could defend the protection of human rights and undermine fundamental freedoms”.
The opposition in Tunisia additionally accused the regime of falsifying the info on voter turnout.
The referendum was held a yr after incumbent President Saïed closed parliament and dissolved the federal government. His critics have described the transfer as a coup, however the focus of energy was concurrently hailed by teams disillusioned with financial stagnation and fed up with earlier political leaders.