Ayachi Hammami

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Ayachi Hammami
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Ayachi Hammami (Arabic: العياشي الهمامي; born in 1959) is a Tunisian politician. He is the second minister after the prime minister and is responsible for human rights and relations with constitutional bodies and civil society.[1]


Ayachi Hammami holds a diploma of in-depth studies in international law and is a lawyer at the Court of Cassation. He is also a member of the steering committee of the Tunisian Human Rights League and of the executive office of EuroMed Rights.

Left activist, he was a founding member of the collective of 18 October for rights and freedoms.[2] and sat on the Higher Authority for Realisation of the Objectives of the Revolution, Political Reform and Democratic Transition.[3]

In 2019, his name was proposed by the Popular Front to be one of the future members of the new Constitutional Court.[4] However, his candidacy faced fierce opposition, the presence of his name even provoked a blockage in the establishment of the court according to opposition deputies.[5] On 27 February 2020, he was appointed Minister to Prime Minister of Tunisia responsible for Human Rights and Relations with constitutional bodies. and civil society.


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