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A whole lot of protesters have gathered in central Tunis to display towards a referendum to be held on Monday on a brand new structure that they reject as unlawful.

President Kais Saied revealed the draft structure, giving himself way more powers, decreasing the function of the parliament and the judiciary, and eradicating most checks on his energy, lower than a month in the past.

The referendum is the most recent transfer in what his foes name a march to one-man rule since he moved towards the elected parliament a 12 months in the past, changing the federal government and shifting to rule by decree in what critics name a coup.

Saturday’s protest was organised by the coalition, which incorporates activist group Residents Towards the Coup and Ennahdha, a Muslim get together that was the largest within the dissolved parliament.

Police have been current alongside the avenue in large numbers, however there was no violence.

Throughout a separate protest on Friday night by civil society teams and smaller political events, police used sticks and pepper spray to disperse demonstrators, arresting a number of of them.

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