The demonstration, organized at the call of the National Liberation Front, was held on Habib Bourguiba Street in the center of the capital, Tunis.
The demonstrators chanted slogans such as “Freedom, freedom… The police state is dead”, “There is no fear, there is no terror, the streets belong to the people” and “Down with the coup”.
In her speech at the demonstration, Semira al-Shwashi, one of the leading members of the front, said, “Today, there is Rashid al-Ghannouchi among our detainees, and he was arrested for exercising his right to express his opinion and tried for taking steps in the name of national unity.”
Pointing out that those arrested in the case called “conspiracy against state security” are far from the conspiracy, Şevaşi said, “The National Liberation Front and all the democratic forces that are with us today will not back down from their demands for national unity and integration for the sake of a democratic Tunisia.” he said.
Political crisis in Tunisia
In Tunisia, on February 11, “conspiracy against the security of the state” accusation of “conspiracy against state security” with the detention of Abdulhamid al-Jalasi, a former executive of the Ennahda Movement, Hiyam et-Turki, one of the executives of the Democratic Block Party for Jobs and Freedoms, and businessman Kemal Latif. wave began.
Former Tunisian Parliament Speaker, leader of the Ennahda Movement, Ghannouchi, was detained by the security forces in a raid on his house at the time of iftar on April 17.
After that, the security forces closed the headquarters of Ennahda and the National Liberation Front in some cities.