The Tunisian Opposition protests against the New Constitution
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Supporters of the Tunisian opposition coalition of the Popular Front have demonstrated in Tunis against the adoption of the new constitution. Meanwhile, the general session that was dedicated to the discussion of the bill was suspended because of many disagreements between lawmakers. The Lawmaker and Secretary General of the People's movement Mohamed Brahmi warned against a return to Dictatorship. Demonstrators have denounced the reluctance of the National Constituent Assembly to include a bill on the criminalization of the normalization of ties with Israel in the final draft of the Constitution The Popular Front blames the 217 lawmakers at the Assembly for the delayed drafting of the new constitution which has cost more than 30 million dinars. Leading opposition figures from the Tunisian left are calling for massive protests in the North African country to express what they call a public rejection of the Constitution.