Experiments with truth: 3/23/11

    • Several hundred teachers marched through Rabat on Monday for better pay a day after one of Morocco’s largest anti-government protests in recent decades against corruption and demanding government change.
    • Relatives of at least 80 political prisoners, who are on hunger strike in prison, held a demonstration in Cairo on Tuesday, accusing the government of holding them without charge.
    • On Sunday, 350 activists rallied and marched and some 30 were arrested at the U.S. Marine Base at Quantico in Virginia demanding freedom for PVC Bradley Manning, who is accused of leaking secret U.S. government documents to the WikiLeaks website.
    • Honduran teacher Ilse Ivana Velásquez Rodríguez died around noon on Friday in a Tegucigalpa hospital from injuries she received that day when riot police and the special Comando Cobra unit attacked a demonstration of thousands of teachers in front of the National Institute of Teachers’ Social Security (Inprema).


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