The chief of the opposition Nationwide Salvation Entrance in Tunisia, Ahmed Najib Chebbi, has revealed that he expects to seem in court docket quickly, hinting at the opportunity of being arrested in what is named the case of conspiracy towards state safety.
This got here throughout statements made by Chebbi on the Republican Social gathering headquarters in Tunis on Sunday, on the sidelines of a solidarity assembly organized by the households of various detainees charged within the aforementioned case.
Al-Shabi defined that he had not but been formally invited to be questioned, however added that “all interrogation procedures have been initiated”.
The chief of the Salvation Entrance additionally talked about the following judicial interrogations which can lead him earlier than the inspecting Justice of the Peace, stressing that he'll inform the decide throughout his look earlier than him of his conviction that “these trials are solely political”.
Al-Shabi careworn that the actions demanding the discharge of political detainees led by the Entrance won't cease.
On April 17, 2023, Tunisian safety arrested a member of the Salvation Entrance and chief of the Ennahda motion, Rashid Ghannouchi, after looking out his residence, earlier than the court docket of first occasion within the capital Tunis ordered his incarceration within the case of statements attributed to him inciting state safety.
Since February 11, Tunisia has seen a marketing campaign of arrests of politicians, media professionals, activists, judges and businessmen. Tunisian President Qais Saeed accused a few of these arrested of plotting towards state safety and of being behind the crises within the distribution of products and hovering costs. .
Saeed has repeatedly insisted on the independence of the judiciary, however the opposition accuses him of utilizing justice to prosecute those that reject the emergency measures he started to impose on July 25, 2021, which created an acute political disaster.