Tunisia update

Posted: 08/03/2011 in Uncategorized

07 March 2011 Aljazeera.net reported that the interim government led by Foued Almobaza and Al-Baji Qaid Essebssi formed a new government. The 22 ministers of the new government are all technorats and none of those who worked with Ben Ali or after his downfall.

The ministry of Interior announced the dissolution of the State Security apparatus, known in Tunisia as the political police.

On the 4 March the interim president had announced the organistion of election for a national constituent assembly on 24 July of this year.

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