That's what he Saied: Tunisia's constitutional conundrums

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10 September, 2021
The New Arab Voice is our bi-weekly podcast bringing you compelling stories from the Middle East, North Africa and beyond.

This week on The New Arab Voice, we discuss the Taliban's first weeks in power, as Afghanistan's new government, with Narjas Zatat (@Narjas_Zatat). 

And then, we dive into Tunisia's politics and explore the recent moves by President Kais Saied. We ask what his power grab means, what the future holds for journalists and the freedom of the press, and how the country's youth, raised on the dreams of the revolution are viewing the president's actions. Featuring interviews with Riccardo Fabiani (@ricfabiani, @CrisisGroup), Fadil Aliriza (@FadilAliriza, @MeshkalTn), and Sarah Anne Rennick (@SARennick, @ArabReform_ARI).

And finally, Nick McAlpin (@NickGMcAlpin) look at the legacy and impact of Lila Abu-Lughod's seminal work Veiled Sentiments, 35 years after its first publi


This podcast is produced by Hugo Goodridge (@hugogoodridge). Music by Omar al-Fil (@elepheel). 

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