Protesters Gather Outside Tunisian Parliament Following Dismissal of Legislature and Prime Minister

Protesters gathered outside the Tunisian parliament in Tunis on July 26, one day after Tunisian President Kais Saied suspended parliament and dismissed Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi.

This footage shows people gathered outside the gates of the House of People’s Representatives in Tunis.

The suspension of Tunisia’s parliament and dismissal of the prime minister came after widespread protests against the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economy, Al Jazeera reported. Credit: Ricard Gonzalez via Storyful

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting