Friday, July 31, 2009
Thursday, July 30, 2009
If you want to sign a petition for him, go to http://www.change.org and plug Getsy into the search box.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
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Saturday, July 18, 2009
That's just one of the reasons, I am high on the news that Cate Trotter brings in her green hunt in London. Then ther's the fact that she is a good writer and good writing and photography about good news is a good thing to share!
Thursday, July 16, 2009
Relentless Devastation of Mangroves
GUATEMALA CITY, Jul 16 (Tierramérica) - "This place used to be beautiful. It was truly a mangrove forest. When the shrimp farmers arrived, we lost 60 percent of it because of the logging," said Francisco Vásquez, manager of a hotel on the Pacific coast, in the southeastern Guatemalan department of Jutiapa.
"Who will hold us accountable?"
Natalie Abou Shakra is an activist from Lebanon and is affiliated with the International Solidarity Movement and Free Gaza Movement. She defied Israeli orders for Lebanese citizens not to go to Gaza and was able to get in with the Free Gaza movement's SS Dignity on the 20 December, 2008.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Dorronsoro says that the main driver of the insurgency is not the political programme of the Islamist radicals, but local conflicts (many of which have an ethnic component) that have been allowed to flourish through government inaction, incompetence and corruption.
Monday, July 13, 2009
MELBOURNE, Jul 13 (IPS) - It is easy to understand why epithets such as brave and courageous often accompany the name of Malalai Joya. Slight of stature and serenely demure, the young Afghan woman’s past and present encapsulate the plight of her countrywomen.
Friday, July 10, 2009
No Safe Haven for Ugandan Girls
KAMPALA, Jul 10 (IPS) - A year ago, a mother in Kashari County took the law into her own hands and castrated a man she caught raping her seven-year-old daughter.
Where's the exit strategy from this strange land?
President Hamid Karzai ordered a review of the legislation after The Independent revealed that it negated the need for consent within marriage.
SPLC Urges Congress to Investigate Extremism in the Military