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Current Event – Dictators Juan Boschero

March 20, 2011 by 16jboschero · No Comments · Uncategorized

In January to February Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Algeria, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Yemen, Mauritania, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan and Syria, are protesting against their presidents. This happened because economic/ not enough jobs problem throughout the Middle East. They protested by going out on the street and vandalizing security forces vehicles. People go out on the street to protest.

2. The protests in Egypt in the 21st century started by Facebook and Twitter.  In Egypt they also news was by news T.V channels.  In Iran the only way of getting news was by words. In Eqypt the end celebration when Mubarak stepped down was fireworks and joy in Iran it was looting and killing imperial marksmen for three days. Egypt was a Dictatorship but in Iran it was a Monarch with the Shah family.The Shah family had control for 2000 years but Mubarak had 30 years.

3. Iran is a prison because after Shah family was kicked out the presidential election got stolen and human rights started fleeing the country because all of the brutal treatment by the interrogators who use rape as torture methods.More than 5000 people were arrested.

4.The fear of America with the protests is that if Americans see this they could start protesting. Another fear is that America is a big consumer of natural gas and with protests going on markets close. If the markets do open the natural gas prices will be very expensive.

http://news.channelone.com/ap/international/Egypt-and-Iran%3B-Different-looks-at-people-power-51680738-fm

http://blog.heritage.org/2010/06/12/%E2%80%9Ciran-today-is-a-prison%E2%80%9D/

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/12/us-usa-egypt-extremism-idUSTRE71B2KQ20110212

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