TUNISIA’S 25TH OF JULY: THE END OF A CRISIS OR THE START OF A NEW ONE

NEDRA CHERIF | 24 August 2021

The 25th of July has become a highly symbolic date in Tunisia, not only as the anniversary of the first republic’s proclamation in 1957, but also as a date marked by key events throughout the Tunisian transition. The recent exceptional measures announced by President Kais Saied on that date, however, did not come as a surprise, but rather constitute the culmination of the protracted and multifaceted crisis that has affected Tunisia for the last several years