Experiments with truth: 5/12/10

    • Opposition groups continue to sit-in in front of the Cairo parliament against the emergency law in Egypt, even as politicians say they will not remove the decree.
    • Colombian presidential candidate Robinson Devia chained himself to a statue and declared a hunger strike in Bogotá yesterday to protest biased media coverage of his campaign.
    • A hundred protesters marched from the Department of the Interior to the White House today to protest government support of fossil fuels.  They carried a banner that read, “Obama: This is your crude awakening.”
    • Parent protesters succeeded in lowering the jail bond for a group of Detroit teenagers from $25,000 to $500 yesterday after picketing the courthouse.


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