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Jordanians march against inflation

In what seems to be a common theme this week, this Al-Jazeera article reports on protests occurring in Jordan.  Like similar protests in Algeria and Tunisia, citizens in Jordan have taken to the streets to protest against rising commodity prices, unemployment and poverty.  They are also calling on Jordanian Prime Minister Samir Rifai to step down.  Hoping to avoid the violence that have plagued other protests, leaders have planned to hold a sit-in outside parliament on Sunday to “denounce government economic policies”.

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