Former ministerial official claims town of Sidi Bouzid is out of control

on Jul, 27, 2013.
Touhami Adbouli

Touhami Adbouli. Getty Images.

Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia – In a statement to MosaiqueFM, a former highly-ranked official claimed that the town of Sidi Bouzid is currently out of the state’s control. “Sidi Bouzid is sadly out of the Tunisian sovereignty“, said Touhami Abdouli.

Clashes broke between protesters and security forces on the lights of the assassination of a secular figure on the 25th of July. The recent slain of a second political activist in the popular front in the nearby town of Gafsa furthered even more violence.

Mr. Abdouli stated that a council of elders was created to govern the town of Sidi Bouzid in the total absence of law, noting that the town will not rejoin the state until the ouster of the Islamist government led by Ennahdha party. 

by Editor In chief

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  1. Chris Averhart July 27, 2013 at 12:15 PM - Reply

    please explain. out of sovereignty what does that mean?

    • TTTeditorinchief July 28, 2013 at 5:15 PM - Reply

      It means out of the state’s control and the reign of law.

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