June 18, 2019 / 3:45 PM / 3 months ago

Tunisia approves law excluding prominent presidential election candidate

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia’s parliament on Tuesday passed an amendment to the electoral law that will exclude leading presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from an election expected to take place this year.

The amendment restrict the activities that were permissible for would-be candidates in the 12 months before an election.

Reporting By Tarek Amara; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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