Tunisian court suspends president's dismissal of 50 judges

10.08.2022

A Tunisian administrative court has suspended the dismissal of fifty judges who were fired by President Kais Saied in June, a lawyer told Reuters on
Wednesday. Saied dismissed 57 judges on 1 June, accusing them of corruption and protecting terrorists - charges that the Tunisian Judges' Association said were mostly politically motivated.

The lawyer, Kamel Ben Massoud, told journalists that the court had rejected the appeals of at least seven other judges.    (Reuters)

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