Former constitutional legislation professor Sadok Belaid says constitutional chapters may pave manner for a ‘disgraceful dictatorial regime’.
The pinnacle of Tunisia’s structure committee has condemned the proposed structure put ahead by President Kais Saied this week, the native Assabah newspaper has reported.
Sadok Belaid, a former constitutional legislation professor named by Saied to draft a “new structure for brand new republic”, mentioned Saied’s model was harmful and didn’t resemble the primary draft proposed by the structure committee.
Belaid mentioned the ultimate structure revealed by the president incorporates chapters that might pave the way in which for “a disgraceful dictatorial regime”.
“…it’s our obligation to strongly and in truth announce that the structure that was formally revealed… and offered for referendum will not be related to the structure we ready and despatched to the president,” he mentioned in a letter revealed by the Assabah newspaper.
The president has not commented on the structure since he revealed the textual content on Thursday in Tunisia’s official gazette. The structure would give Saied much more powers and can be put to a referendum subsequent month.
On Saturday, the top of the highly effective UGTT union additionally mentioned the proposed structure may threaten democracy within the nation.
However the union, a significant political power with multiple million members, mentioned it could enable its members the liberty to vote as they select on the structure proposed by Saied.