Tunisia is set to cap a decade-long experience with democracy on 25 July. President Kais Saied’s new ‘one-man rule’ constitution looks likely to pass a nationwide referendum despite widespread opposition from key segments of society.

Drawn up behind closed doors in less than a month, Mr Saied’s proposed constitution threatens to return Tunisia to the type of authoritarian rule which characterized the country in the decades leading up to the 2011 Jasmine revolution. (CONTINUED - 1021 WORDS)