Tunisians have voted in a constitutional referendum, backing a new constitution that gives the President wide powers. Nevertheless, the turnout of the poll was very low. This article by Reuters, is published by Vao News. Here is an excerpt:
A new Tunisian constitution greatly expanding presidential powers easily passed a referendum on Monday, according to an exit poll, but with very low turnout.
President Kais Saied ousted the parliament last year and moved to rule by decree, saying the country needed saving from years of paralysis. He rewrote the constitution last month.
Opposition parties boycotted the referendum, saying it dismantles the democracy Tunisia introduced after its 2011 revolution and could start a slide back toward autocracy.
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