Unrest Around the World – A Country by Country Look

  • People continue to protest against the government of Moldova claiming that it is mafia.
  • North Korea will continue developing weapons of destruction as long as sanctions continue.
  • The world and the people on the planet earth are in chaos.

Today following the world news can be seen in a world at unrest.  In these countries especially is apparent World Unrest:

Khazakhstan – The world’s largest land locked country and the ninth largest in the world with an area of 2,724,900 square kilometers. It is a democratic secular republic with a diverse heritage. After the elections resulting in the overwhelming victory of interim president Toqaev began wave of protests against the lack of fairness in the elections.


Hong Kong Protest on June 9, 2019 (Wikipedia user Wpcpey).

Hong Kong – Thousands of people are protesting against a bill that would allow extradition of Hong Kong citizens to mainland China despite a government climb down.

Albania – The people of Albania protested against municipal elections claiming that the political situation would not allow fair elections.

Moldova – Moldova is the poorest nation in Europe.  People continue to protest against the government of Moldova claiming that it is mafia. The people are suffering poverty and showing their discontent.

Nicolás Maduro Moros born 23 November 1962 is a Venezuelan politician serving as president of Venezuela since 2013, with his presidency being disputed with Juan Guaidó since January 2019.

Venezuela – Venezuela has changed over from a wealthy oil nation to a nation struck with poverty.  The established regime of Nicolas Maduro is being challenged by National Assembly president Juan Guaido.

France – The Yellow Jacket demonstrators in France are called the forgotten middle class. They are taking to the streets in protest against President Emanuel Macron for the 28th week.

Iran – Protests are popping up in Iran fueled by daily dissatisfaction under the pressure of US sanctions

Syria – Syria has suffered from a civil war from 2011 against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. With the help Russia Assad succeeded to put down the revolt but the people who are mostly Sunni Muslim the large majority still show discontent.

Egypt – President Hosni Mubarak was overthrown in 2011 and replaced by Mohammed Morsi. He was the first democratically elected President in the history of Egypt. There is still protesting from Muslim Brotherhood, protesters have been sentenced to death. Morsi’s recent death could develop more problems for Egypt.

Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu born 21 October 1949) is an Israeli politician serving as the 9th and current Prime Minister of Israel since 2009

IsraelBenjamin Netanyahu was forced to call for new elections after failing to make a coalition government.  He required a majority and had opposition from Avigdor Lieberman representing Russian immigrants against the Ultra-Orthodox religious bloc.  The nation has been plagued by demonstration by the religious against a new bill for draft of religious students.  He has also opposed strict Sabbath observance in cities which where the majority was not religious like in the city Ashdod.

The religious over the past few years have organized demonstrations against draft and against Sabbath desecration.

Yemen – Yemen is one of the Arab world’s poorest countries. It has been devastated by civil war. The root of the conflict is the failure of a political transition which was supposed to bring stability to Yemen.  Saudi and Iran are involved on both sides of the conflict.

Britain – Britain is divided on Brexit which will make them leave the EU.  There is opposition to Theresa May’s Brexit plan from UK lawmakers.

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality.

USA – President Donald Trump has created chaos and opposition beginning with his decision to cancel the Iran Nuclear treaty and to build the Wall in the south. The democrats have not given up hope of impeachment and are planning for elections in 2020.

India – Pakistan   Recently on February 14 there was a clash between India and Pakistan over Kashmir.  More than 30 civilians died and others were injured.

North Korea – North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump failed to make a nuclear treaty in their summit meeting in Vietnam.  North Korea will continue developing weapons of destruction as long as sanctions continue.

Turkey – There is unrest in Turkey and the future of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s regime is still in question.

Summary: If you are looking for stability look toward heaven.  The world and the people on the planet earth are in chaos. Ask God for help.

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David Wexelman

Author of 5 books on the internet on topics of Jewish mysticism, managing two websites. www.progressivejewishspirituality.net

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