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Ex-president Marzouki sentenced to eight years imprisonment by Tunisian court

A court in Tunisia has given former President Moncef Marzouki an eight-year jail sentence, despite the fact that he was absent in court.

He was blamed for going after the state security and empowering individuals in Tunisia to battle against one another, a court official said. Marzouki, who lives in Paris, has been shipped off jail for the subsequent time. He was allowed a four-year sentence in 2021 when he was in absentia.

Mohamed Zitouna, who represents the Tunisian court, said Marzouki was found blameworthy due to things he said in a discourse in Paris that created problems, however he didn't give more data about it. Marzouki was the president from 2011 to 2014. He firmly goes against President Kais Saied.

In 2021, Saied shut down Parliament, terminated the public authority, and began settling on choices all alone. Certain individuals, as Marzouki and different heads of the contradicting bunch, called it an overthrow. The leader of Tunisia said that he did nothing off-base when he expanded his power in 2022. He guaranteed it was important to prevent the country from being tumultuous for a long time. Numerous heads of resistance bunches were taken by the police in the previous year.

This incorporates Rached Ghannouchi, who drives the Islamist Ennahda party, and Abir Moussi, the head of Free Protected. Last year, government captured a few notable resistance pioneers for purportedly intending to hurt the nation's security. The resistance says that Saied is quieting the media and being a severe ruler. They additionally imagine that his progressions to the constitution have harmed the vote based system that was made after the 2011 insurgency.

Saied said that the allegations against him are false. He has called his faultfinders awful names like hoodlums, tricksters and psychological militants. He likewise cautioned that any adjudicator who releases his faultfinders will be viewed as aiding them.


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