Reply to "Tragedy of Sousse puts Tunisia’s fledgling democracy to the test"

Originally Posted by Demerara_Guy:
That much was made clear when, after the attack, the president, Beji Caid Essebsi, travelled to Sousse to meet the survivors and promised that “painful but necessary” measures would follow. Mohsen Marzouk, an adviser to Essebsi and now the head of the Nidaa Tounes party, which leads the coalition government, called for the creation of new private sector security forces, and said: “We are at war and we must apply the law firmly.”

 

Already, the government has drafted a bill that would jail any Tunisian found to have “denigrated” the armed forces.

 

Tragedy of Sousse puts Tunisia’s fledgling democracy to the test, Saturday 27 June 2015 16.15 BST, Source

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