President Saied lines up 400 Tunisian judges for dismissal

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A fresh purge of 400 Tunisian judges is being prepared ahead of Saied’s constitutional referendum, a top Tunisian judicial source has revealed. “There is a list of 400 members of the judiciary that have been lined up for removal after the referendum on 25 July,” said Mourad al-Masoudi in an interview with Arabi21. Al-Masoudi, head of the Young Tunisian Judges’ Association, pledged that “members of the judiciary are committed to defending the role of justice, and remain firm in preserving the independence of the judiciary in the face of abuse of executive power.” The news comes in the wake of a…

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