Protests Jordan fiscal measures

AMMAN – the Jordanian capital Amman have Saturday thousands of people protested against the transformation plan of the tax system. The protests keep now three days, and are the largest in five years time in the country.

The police shot with tear gas and blocked several roads in the city to the crowd from the neighborhood to keep track of the state capitol building. Also in other cities in Jordan, people on the street. They are angry because of an IMF backed tax plan what you are reading. Many Jordanians saw the last time prices rise, without an improvement of the salary. They fear that everything is more expensive.

Prime minister Hani Mulki wants to be the unpopular measure would not withdraw. He will find that parliament is about to sit in judgment. King Abdullah II called on all parties to put water in the wine.

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