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Qatar regime about to fall as sweeping protests hit 'blood island'

Qatari regime to face up Imminent fall as sweeping protests, strikes hit 'blood island'

Hundreds of Qatari civilians have flocked to streets on Friday, protesting against policies of Qatar's Hamadin organization.

Demonstrators criticized terrorist policies and the costly interference in affairs of other countries, which led to the deterioration of the economy.

Reckless and immature policies of the regime have pushed the country into a blind alley, protesters said.

Demonstrators also expressed their dismay at the unprecedented price hikes, considering them as a blatant aggression on rights of Qatari people.

 

Total media blackout

Amid the total media blackout prompted by government, protesters resorted to social media to receive their message.

Activists confirmed that Whatsapp messaging service was banned.

"We are living in a declared war on Qatari people by the governoment", activists tweeted.

 
#مظاهرات_في_قطر_ضد_الحمدين

Qatari opposition tweeted: "Friday will be momentous in the history of Qatari people"

 

 

"Today, Qatari people are tearing down the wall of silence, expressing their rejection of Hamadin's organization terrorist policies in a patriotic and epic scene", the opposition said.

Mercenaries 

Activists confirmed that the regime has recruited mercenaries to suppress protests.

 


Many have been seriously injured as they were participating in protests in Doha and suppressed by mercenaries, activists said.

Moribund economy

On Jun 6, 2017, Seven countries, led by Saudi Arabia and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar accusing it of backing terrorism and opening up a rift among some of the most powerful Arab states.

Despite Qatar declaration that boycott will not inflict its economy, but recently Qatari envoy Alya bint Ahmed Al Thani pledged UN interference to end the boycott.

 


Experts said that remarks made by the Qatari Ambassador indicate the hard economic situation, which Mullah regime has to deal with as soon as possible to prevent its fall.

Analysts said that Qatar desperate attempt will be worthless as the Saudi-led Arab boycotters will not accept reconciliation with Hamadin organization until it ends its support for terrorism and destabilization of their countries.

Al-Jazeera uprising 

Members of the NUJ and Bectu at Al-Jazeera are to hold a day's strike on Wednesday 9 May, followed by an indefinite withdrawal of goodwill over pay, a statement read out on Saturday.

During the three years of negotiations, including the involvement of the arbitration service ACAS, there has been no movement on a pay deal, while the cost of living has increased.

The unions have given notice to Al Jazeera English management that they will take strike action from 0001 to 2359 on Wednesday 9 May and action short of a strike indefinitely from 0001 Thursday 10 May, this will involve taking statutory and contractual meal breaks in full,  not answering telephone calls, emails and message out of normal working hours and on days off work and the withdrawal of goodwill.

"Staff at Al Jazeera English have been very patient – we have had no pay rise for more than four years, and we have been waiting for three years for the management to improve on their original negotiating position of 0 per cent. We feel we have no choice but to take this action and the support for it is very solid, as was shown in our ballot result.", an NUJ chapel official said.

Last Modified: Saturday، 28 April 2018 09:04 PM
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