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Tunis/Tunisia – Tunisian human rights defenders and political and non-political leaders have called upon their fellow citizens to demonstrate massively on Friday January 14, in defense of “our freedom” and “our right to choose our fate”, namely, to live in “a democratic pluralist, equitable Tunisia”.
In an joint statement, they call on Tunisians who have “defended the firm hopes, legitimate aspirations, over the past 10 years, for freedom, and social justice” for participation in the demonstrations scheduled for Friday, January 14 at Habib Bourguiba Avenue and Mohamed V Avenue.
This declaration was signed by members of the Tunisian League of Human Rights. They are experts in constitutional law and trade union personalities, as well as actors of civil society, political life, and civil society.
A Cabinet meeting held last Tuesday decided on a series of measures to deal with a new wave of COVID-19. These measures are effective from Thursday and can be summarized as follows: the introduction of a curfew starting at 22: and continuing for two weeks.