Monday, July 4, 2011

7000 Palestinian prisoners began a hunger strike

Some 7,000 Palestinians prisoners in Israeli jails have launched Sunday a hunger strike one day to protest what they see as "racist" applied to them by the Israeli authorities such as solitary confinement or medical negligence, informed Palestinian Prisoners Society. Prisoners also claim the attention of the deteriorating conditions of imprisonment, denounce, threaten their lives.

Israel applauds Greece prohibit the departure of the flotilla to Gaza

The Israeli government does not hide his satisfaction with the Greek decision to avoid the output from the ports of the flotilla to Gaza. "This is now a good thing. The Governments of Greece, Cyprus and Turkey, like many other countries act to try to avoid it and ensure calm. The most influential is the fact that it is clear to all that Gaza is open to all civilian products, "said Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, before ensuring that they are" prepared if in the end get some boats.

Jordan's King switches nine ministers to curb street protests

The Jordanian King Abdullah II today issued a decree to approve the remodeling of the government headed by Maruf Bakhit, who turns nine ministers, a day after a day of protests demanding the resignation of the cabinet. The restructuring, involving the Ministries of Interior, Justice and Health, among others, coincide with increased pressure on the government, which was formed in February following the resignation of former cabinet Samir Rifai because of the demonstrations inspired in the riots in Tunisia and Egypt.

Money to Greece: released 12 billion

The euro finance ministers announced on Saturday released a new billion dollar loan to the crisis-ridden country. This was announced by the euro group in a statement. From the utility of the EU and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a total of € 12 billion to flow.

€ 8.7 billion accounted for by the Europeans, € 3.3 billion to the IMF. Without the money, Athens would be insolvent.

Thailand, the return of Shinawatra

47 million Thais are now called to the polls for parliamentary elections to see in front of the Democratic Party of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and Puea Thai director Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, ousted in 2006 by a military coup.
Early exit polls give a huge advantage in Thailand at the Thai opposition party and its candidate Puea Yingluck Shinawatra, former prime minister Thaksin's sister.

Strauss-Kahn to take hold again as the Socialist candidate in France

Dominique Strauss-Kahn might be preparing his return policy in France are in doubt now that the charges that accused him of sexual harassment. The prosecution itself into question the credibility of the woman who accused the former president of the FM and the judge decided to release him without bail, raising his arrest in the U.S.

This step, which gives freedom to the country movers but not out of it, would give free rein to resume his career in France. They warn their political allies say that as a possible Socialist candidate for the presidential galas. Before the debate, Strauss-Kahn was positioned as a favorite of the French Socialist Party to be its candidate for upcoming presidential elections.

Belarus blocks social networking sites to prevent opposition rallies

The authorities of Belarus blocked social networks today to prevent opposition activists to celebrate morning mass protests on the occasion of national independence day. According to Russian media reported today, the groups have been blocked "Revolution through social networks" and "future strategy" used in recent weeks by opponents to celebrate already known as "silent demonstrations."