Daily Archives: June 9, 2008

Egypt (Country threat level – 4):

Clashes occurred over the 7-8 June 2008 weekend between Egyptian security forces and residents of the Mediterranean fishing town of Burullus (also known as Burg al-Burullus). The violence began on 7 June, after thousands of people took to the streets … Continue reading

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Spain / Portugal / France (Country threat levels – 3 / 2 / 3):

 Approximately 90,000 truck drivers affiliated with Spain’s second-largest truckers’ union launched an indefinite strike on 9 June 2008 to protest the rising price of fuel. The government has offered to support the transportation sector with flexible contracts and emergency loans, … Continue reading

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Indonesia (Country threat level – 4):

On 9 June 2008 the Indonesian government issued a decree severely limiting the activities of the Ahmadiyya sect. The decree prohibits the sect from preaching that Muhammad is not the final prophet. The government has been under pressure from two … Continue reading

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