Experiments with truth: 8/24/09

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    Legal specialists in Cairo continue their sit-in,which began on July 6, in front of the Ministry of Justice to demand better pay and working conditions, as well as changes to laws that make their work more difficult.
    • During last Wednesday’s demonstration in Bil’in, the Palestinian children of the town carried banners and chanted slogans like “We want to sleep,” “No more night raids,” “Let us live,” and “We want Peace.”
    • Five parishioners of Mision de Jesus Obrero Catholic Church in Fort Myers have gone on hunger strike to protest both of their priests being moved to new parishes.
    • In Nepal, locals staged a sit-in in front of the Basantapur Area Police Office of Madi to protest the misbehavior on Saturday night by inebriated police personnel with the locals.


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