Tunisian MP wears crash helmet in parliament after guards banned

Abir Moussi takes her seat in helmet and bulletproof vest, prompting amusement, eye rolls and memes

A Tunisian MP has taken her seat in parliament wearing a motorcycle crash helmet and a bulletproof vest, in an attention-grabbing gesture after the speaker banned private security guards from all parties, some of whom have been accused of assault.

Abir Moussi, a lawyer and supporter of the autocratic former president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, who was ousted in Tunisia’s 2011 uprising, is a senior member of the secular Free Destourian party, known by its French acronym PDL.

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