Jordanians in third night of tax rise protests

Jordanians in third night of tax rise protests
 

Protests in Jordan against tax rises and austerity measures - the biggest protests there for years - have entered their third consecutive night.
Security forces have blocked main roads in the capital Amman to stop protesters getting close to the cabinet office.
The protesters say a new tax bill backed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will hurt the poor and middle class.
King Abdullah has called for compromise from all sides.
Several thousand protesters chanting anti-government slogans and calling for King Abdullah to dismiss Prime Minister Hani Mulki have been holding vigils near... read more

 
3 June 2018 in World News, Views: 71
Source: BBC
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