Experiments with truth: 4/26/10

      • On Saturday in Berlin, tens of thousands of people joined hands to protest against nuclear energy.  The human chain, organized by a group of environmental, political, youth, religious, and union activists, stretched 75 miles and urged Germany to close its nuclear plants.
      • In Kiev, Ukraine on Saturday, thousands of people protested a new deal extending Russian military presence into the former Soviet Republic.
      • A hundred residents of a community in Phnom Penh, Cambodia gathered on Saturday to protest plans for a drainage system that would impact homes without compensation from the government.
      • More than 150 people protested at military recruiting sites in Minnesota on Friday.  Activists unfurled banners that read “Jobs not war” and marched across campuses during “Zero Recruitment Day.”
      • Several hundred people gathered in New York on Friday to protest a limit on the number of vendors who can sell art in city parks.
      • A group of Armenians demonstrated near the White House this weekend, asking President Obama to recognize the Armenian genocide and stop Turkish military force against Kurds.
      • Artists gathered in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Friday to creatively demonstrate against the indiscriminate destruction of green areas in their city.


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