British Tamil women joined hundreds of thousands of women marching through London to mark the 100th year of international women’s day to call an end to violence against women, highlighting the suffering of Tamil women and children in Sri Lanka and demanding justice for the victims.
“Defence secretary Liam Fox today confirmed that a British diplomatic team is in Libya talking to rebel forces.” — ‘SAS unit ‘held by Libyan rebels’‘, The Independent, 6 March 2011
According to the Wikipedia site ‘a civil war is a war between organized groups within the same nation state’ which seems to be a pretty accurate description of events in Libya as they unfold. The problem is identifying who is contesting for state power as there seems to be no single group in charge of the opposition.
Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny
Episode #245 Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Chris Hedges, discusses the Wisconsin protests, Huffington Post, the death of journalism, and where liberals go to
circle jerkfeel good.
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