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Prime minister faces political pressure, economic reform proceeds slowly

Risk Management
Issue 892 - 17 Jan 2011 | 1 minute read

Opposition is not well tolerated, and the prime minister has again been grilled by MPs, this time over the heavy-handed police crackdown on a rally in December that left five people injured. The protest was against a ‘government plot’ to amend the constitution, and lift the parliamentary immunity of maverick Islamist Faisal Al-Muslim

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