Tunisian President Kais Saied said there are “organizations that received huge sums of money after 2011 (the year of the revolution) in order to install irregular migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in Tunisia,” calling on the authorities to take the necessary measures to curb the phenomenon.
For the Tunisian President, there is a “plot to change the demographics of Tunisia and make it African”!
Tunisian President Kais Saied has dismissed the Minister of Employment (Labor) and Vocational Training Nasreddine Nassibi, according to a statement issued Wednesday by the Tunisian presidency.
And the presidency said in a brief statement: “Today, Wednesday, February 22, 2023, President of the Republic Qais Saeed issued an order terminating the duties of Mr. Nasreddin Al-Nusaibi, Minister of Employment and Vocational Training.
The dismissal of the Minister of Employment comes in a context of widespread controversy in Tunisia on the phenomenon of sub-Saharan Africans arriving irregularly in Tunisia and working illegally, while Tunisia suffers from a high unemployment rate.
On Tuesday, Tunisian President Kais Saied said there are “organizations that received huge sums of money after 2011 (the year of the revolution) in order to install irregular migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in Tunisia,” calling on the authorities to take the necessary measures to curb the phenomenon.
“A conspiracy to install African immigrants in Tunisia,” said Qais Said, deeming this situation “abnormal”, pointing out that the hordes of irregular immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa continue, with what they bring violence, crime and “unacceptable”. “practices, and he called for an end to the flow of immigrants.
Representatives of human rights organizations in Tunisia denounced today, Wednesday, what they consider an “inflammatory speech” by President Kais Saied against migrants from sub-Saharan Africa.
They agreed unanimously, in statements to the Tunis Afrique news agency, that the speech of the President of the Republic calling for an immediate halt to the influx of irregular migrants from sub-Saharan Africa to Tunisia “disregards” the international conventions protecting migrants and contradicts the law on the elimination of racial discrimination.
Nabila Hamza dismissed the words of the President of the Republic on the arrival of hordes of irregular immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa in Tunisia, indicating that a significant number of sub-Saharan Africans come regularly to Tunisia, including students, investors and others in particular.
She pointed out that the number of African students studying in private academic institutions in Tunisia has decreased significantly in recent years compared to the pre-revolution period, attributing this to escalating hate speech and racial discrimination in Tunisia.
She also denounced a campaign of arrests, which he called “arbitrary and indiscriminate,” against dozens of African immigrants in recent times by security agents “on the basis of color and race,” saying it is “a disgrace to Tunisia. “
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