You Are The Head of State
... and the declaration of a state of emergency is a convenient tool to halt the activities of not just murderous madmen, but your political adversaries as well. Especially when the latters had planned to take to the streets to demonstrate this Saturday against a law you had just insisted on.
Of course you vowed that the freedom of meeting and of the press would not be restricted, when the state of emergency was first declared this summer.
But Nadia Khiari nailed your intent as that of any other criminal enterprise. The mask of course equates the varnish of official speak.
Nadia Khiari, WillisFromTunis, September 8, 2015.
The Ministry of the Interior has prohibited demonstrations of any kind for security reasons
- If nobody moves, nobody will get hurt!!
- Don't move!