Rivals worry president’s plan to ‘appropriate the course of the revolution’ will dismantle democracy.
Protesters in Tunisia say Monday’s referendum on constitutional reforms is unlawful.
The proposed modifications would sideline parliament and take away most checks on the president’s energy.
Opposition teams say it’s a return to autocracy.
If accepted, the brand new structure would finish the hybrid presidential-parliamentary system blamed for the political infighting that paralysed Tunisia’s post-revolution governments.
What sort of political system does the brand new structure suggest?
Presenter: Bernard Smith
Amine Snoussi – Political analyst and journalist
Mohamed-Dhia Hammami – Researcher at Syracuse Univesity’s Maxwell College
Zaid al-Ali – Founding father of the Arab Affiliation of Constitutional Regulation