(Bling) Sierra Leone Update: Rebel Leaders Convicted

Leaders of diamond-fuelled terror campaign convicted by Sierra Leone’s Special Court Press Release – 26/02/2009 Global Witness welcomes the Special Court for Sierra Leone’s conviction yesterday of three senior commanders of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) for war crimes and crimes against humanity. During eleven years of civil war, the RUF waged a devastating campaign of terror against Sierra Leone’s …

A Side of Slumdog Rarely Seen Stateside

Source: NDTV: (A five-year-old girl was beaten up by the police in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh just because she allegedly stole Rs 280…) India Together is an accessible, comprehensive site to get information on gender violence in India. It’s an incredible phenomenon: regardless of where you find yourselves in the world, policemen are responsible for much of the violence …

you don't have to make hits to get hit

Watch CBS Videos Online A fifteen year-old girl from Seattle kicked her sneaker, hitting a cop. Two deputy sherrifs, in turn, pummelled the girl something awful. However, what is most disturbing to me is how sympathetic people have been towards the cops on several social networks. One such handle,  swordofisis , posted: well it should serve as a reminder to …