Judge orders freeze on financial assets of ex-speaker of the African country's dissolved parliament Rached Ghannouchi, his son, ex-PM Hamadi Jebali, ex-FM Rafik Abdessalem and several other people.
The autocratic regimes and Islamist parties of the Arab world can take this time to learn from and fix their mistakes, or expect another uprising.
Country's biggest political party, Ennahda, orders its supporters not to resume a sit-in outside parliament, in a reversal of an earlier call by its leader Rached Ghannouchi to take to the streets.
Supporters of president as well as those of major political party Ennahda mobilise on streets across Tunisia, leading to violent confrontations threatening to draw in security forces or prompt a military power grab.
Speaker Rached Ghannouchi, head of Ennahda party, says he and other legislators consider state institutions as operational as per constitution after President Kais Saied ousted PM Hichem Mechichi and suspended legislature for 30 days.
Tunisia's Parliament Speaker Rached Ghannouchi accuses President Saied of 'a coup against the revolution and constitution' after the latter suspends the country's parliaments and dismisses the government.
The leader of Tunisia's Ennahdha Party Ghannouchi says while the region was now entering a "new era of democratic transition,” the process of democratisation had been more successful in Tunisia than in other countries.
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