Friday, 25 March 2011

"Syrian troops open fire on protesters"

"Pakistan: Karachi activist dies as killings continue"

"China activist Liu Xianbin jailed for 10 years"

"Zimbabwe MDC minister Theresa Makoni 'fears arrest'"

"Egypt women protesters forced to take 'virginity tests'"

"Aborigines outraged after hotel booking snub"

Monday, 21 March 2011

" By Colorado's own estimate, 37 per cent of the prisoners in its isolation units are mentally ill."

and that's just one failure...

"Bahrain king speaks of 'foiled foreign plot'"

"Google says China disrupting e-mail service"

and some follow up

"Top Yemeni general, Ali Mohsen, announces defection"

"Lake Tyers protesters plan march for autonomy"

Friday, 18 March 2011

"Guatemalans sue US over syphilis tests"

I know the actual act isn't all that contemporary, but the lack of compensation is.

"Ivory Coast shelling in Abidjan 'a war crime' - UN"

"Protesters shot dead in Yemen capital: medics"

"Ivory Coast crisis: 'Deadly shelling' in Abidjan"

"UN warns Bahrain over crackdown"

next few hours will be scarey

"The Philippines' population debate"

video hasn't been added yet (though it's on the live stream now!)

but really; "birth control is like abortion". I don't know if I even understand that.

Monday, 14 March 2011

"Tear gas used on Christmas Island detainees"

note Abbott's response seems to be "more oppression will fix it"

"Yemen police fire on protesters"

"Bahrain 'asks for Gulf help'"

"Cuba jails US aid worker Alan Gross"

"Bahrain unrest: Manama erupts in violence"

AJE link has video

"Musharraf 'not told of UK's disapproval of torture'"

"Chinese premier calls for political reform"

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

"Violence deters Zimbabwe activists"

"Egyptian military jails activist"

"'New Hitler' Gaddafi rounding up opponents"

"Iran: Security forces break up Tehran protests"

"Pakistan minorities minister shot dead in Islamabad"

"Gaddafi loyalists advance to east"