Three Tunisian judges' unions suspend strike started a month ago - statement

Tunisian judges carry banners during a protest against a decision by President Kais Saied to sack many of them, in Tunis, Tunisia June 23, 2022. REUTERS/Jihed Abidellaoui

July 3 (Reuters) - Three Tunisian judges' unions have decided to suspend a four-week-long strike started in protest at Tunisian President Kais Saied's dismissal of 57 judges on June 1, they said on Sunday.

Saied had accused the judges of corruption and protecting terrorists, charges which the Tunisian Judges' Association said were mostly politically motivated.

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com
Reporting By Tarek Emara ; Writing by Moaz Abd-Alaziz; Editing by Jan Harvey

Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.