Monday, August 1, 2011

The 'outraged' holiday could condition the Israeli Parliament

The Israeli parliament, will study this week to suspend the recess of the summer session by the massive protests that took to the streets yesterday to 150,000, a record in the country. The opposition leader and former foreign minister, Tzipi Livni, has asked the House speaker, Reuven Rivlin, prolonging the session in this time of crisis for Parliament to debate legislation that meets the demands of population, the daily Haaretz reported.

Rivlin is expected to convene a special meeting this week to the members vote on the extension of the session due to end on Thursday and restarted at the end of next October. "The Knesset can not start the break. Must continue working. Reforms that respond to what is happening in the streets must come from the Knesset," so that "it is time for the House take vacations," said Livni as the newspaper "Yediot Aharonot".

The main Israeli cities experienced massive demonstrations yesterday in which over 150,000 people, complaining about the high cost of housing and life and demanded a change in the distribution of wealth and the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The movement of indignation in Israel began two weeks ago in Tel Aviv street camps of young people protesting the difficulties in obtaining housing and has spread gradually to the rest of the country.

Have also expanded the areas and the reasons for protesting in recent weeks and have lived manifestations of doctors, farmers, consumers, dairy and parents who complain about the price of baby products. In Tel Aviv, took to the streets yesterday 100,000 people, while in Jerusalem and Haifa were 15,000, about 7,000 in Beersheva, Ashdod and 2,500 in hundreds in other cities, reports the daily "Maariv".

No comments:

Post a Comment