Judge quits Tunisia’s electoral board to support strike

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A judge serving on Tunisia’s electoral board resigned on Monday in solidarity with a court strike after President Kais Saied sacked dozens of his colleagues. Habib Rebii, appointed by Saied to the ISIE electoral board on May 9, announced his resignation on Facebook. “I have handed in my resignation from ISIE in support of my fellow judges and to demand a basic judicial law that meets international standards,” he wrote. Saied, who dissolved parliament following a power grab last July, had issued a decree extending his control over the judiciary in early June, as well as sacking 57 judges he acc…

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