Police in Tunisia have detained the top of an unbiased radio station on the third day of a wave of arrests of opposition politicians and activists.
On Monday, officers raided the home of Noureddine Boutar of Mosaïque FM, which has criticised President Kais Saied.
Since Saturday, quite a few public figures – together with an opposition politician, a outstanding businessman, two judges and a former diplomat – have been held.
Mr Saied says he desires to avoid wasting the north African nation from chaos.
The nation’s greatest opposition occasion Ennahda has described the detentions because the “kidnapping of Saied’s opponents”.
Many Tunisians who supported Mr Saied when he got here to energy in 2019 have just lately turned towards the president.
In 2021, Mr Saied sacked the prime minister, suspended parliament and pushed via a structure enshrining his one-man rule.
The brand new structure changed one drafted quickly after the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011, which noticed Tunisia overthrow late dictator Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.
It offers the top of state full govt management and supreme command of the military.
Final month, hundreds of protesters rallied within the capital Tunis, demanding the resignation of Mr Saied’s authorities.