Thousands of Tunisians rally against president on revolution anniversary

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Reuters

By Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters marched against Tunisian President Kais Saied’s seizure of near total power in central Tunis on Saturday, demanding he step down as they marked the anniversary of a key date in the 2011 revolution that brought democracy. The central Habib Bourguiba Avenue, the traditional site for major demonstrations, was crowded with thousands of protesters waving Tunisian flags, according to a Reuters journalist there, amid chants of “the people demand the fall of the regime”. A heavy police presence remained outside the Interior Ministry building on …

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