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The wave of revolutions in the middle East - the American plan on the new map of the region in action
Material posted: Publication date: 15-02-2011

In several countries of Africa and Asia for the second month continuing public unrest, creaking chairs under the ruling regimes... What is it - indignation of the people under the rule of the heavy modes, or geopolitical games of the "great powers"? The analysis suggests that rather the second, but without proper training of the masses, this effect would fail. The poor people easy to out of band management.


The impetus for the beginning of mass demonstrations there was a public self-immolation on 17 December 2010 a street vendor of fruits and vegetables in Sidi Bouzid whose goods were confiscated by the authorities. After a week there was a protest which resulted in riots. Residents of Sidi Bouzid was supported by the Tunisian trade unions, and then students. Each of the peaceful demonstrations in one or in another city of the country, the police dispersed. Then began to shoot at the demonstrators, appeared dead. This gave rise to a new wave of protests... on 12 January , the Prime Minister has sacked the interior Minister and ordered the release of all jailed protesters, but rebels is not reassured. January 14, after thousands of demonstrations in the capital Tunis 74-year-old President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, who ruled the country for 23 years, fled the country. On January 26, the interim government of Tunisia has issued an international warrant for his arrest.


Unrest caused by unemployment, the plight of young people, housing shortage, there began in early December, their only spurred the growth of food prices from January 1, and the victory of the revolution in Tunisia. Demonstrations in different cities of Algeria lasted until January 22.


On January 22, there began the first of protests which became increased inflation and growing unemployment. January 28 , they captured several cities of the Kingdom, including the capital Amman. And continued until 1 February, when the government resigned.


On 27 January on the streets of the capital Sana'a came a thousand people demanding the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who ruled the country for 32 years. Frightened by the President on 2 February promised that he will not participate in next elections and will not pass power to his son... the next day, however, in the city of Aden were 20-thousand demonstration.


On 17 January there came to the demonstration about 200 people, demanding salary increases. Even this small rally has surprised observers - Oman was considered one of the most stable and peaceful countries in the region.


On 30 January for a rally in the capital Khartoum were about 15 thousand students of two universities to protest against rising prices. Police cordoned off the universities, had beaten and arrested a group of students.


31 January in the capital city of Djibouti held a rally to demand the resignation of President Ismail Omar of the Gel, ruling the country for 11 years.


Last Friday 4 February a group of activists network "Facebook" had planned to protest in this country, but the excitement of that day suddenly broke out in neighboring Turkey.


Main wave of demonstrations occurred on 25 January. The main demand - the resignation of 82-year-old President Hosni Mubarak, ruling the country for 29 years. Mubarak to retain power, have tried all measures - a crackdown, arrest opposition leaders, shut down the Internet and mobile communication, the use against revolutionaries crowds of his armed supporters. Finally, promised that he will not participate in the next presidential elections and will not pass power to his son. But all were in vain. Unrest continued in the country.

On the situation in the country trying to influence US. Barack Obama has urged Mubarak to begin the transfer of power. Mubarak rests.


14 February appeared the first information about the unrest in Bahrain. There is also law enforcement had to disperse an unauthorized demonstration. Last Sunday in another Shiite village of Karkadan also held protests. In clashes with demonstrators, three law enforcement officers were injured. The government of Bahrain has prepared and brought to the streets for more police to prevent large-scale unrest.

Yellow highlighted countries where there was unrest or brewing.
Red - countries where the regime has fallen or is in danger of falling.


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