Sunday, September 11, 2016

An unusual role sought for Tunisia's military court

One wonders why the following matter involves a military court:
The Tunisian government has called on the military court to suspend the Islamist Hizb ut-Tahrir party, deemed radical and a threat to security in the North African country, an official told media on Wednesday. 
President Caid Essebsi last week went public and asked for banning the party after it threatened “to cut heads and hands of state officials”, reports. 
A State official speaking on condition of anonymity Wednesday indicated that the state submitted a demand to the military court asking for banning the party. 
“A request to ban was submitted recently. We are awaiting the decision of the military investigative judge,” the official said, deeming the ban is eminent.
The full North Africa Post article can be found here

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