Experiments with truth: 3/8/11

    • Algeria’s main opposition party held its first rally in seven years on Friday, as thousands of members shouted anti-government slogans and demanded deeper political reforms.
    • Protesters demanding a clampdown on corruption in Oman maintained sit-ins Monday, despite the resignation of two ministers and pledges by the government to create jobs.
    • Hundreds of Palestinian truck drivers held a sit-in on Monday to protest against Israel’s plans to close one of the main entry points for imports into the Gaza Strip.
    • Approximately 200 high school and college students staged a walk-out to chant, march and rally outside the Arizona State Senate building today to protest denounced proposed Arizona anti-immigrant legislation SB 1611, a bill that puts citizenship hurdles in place between students and public education.
    • Hundreds of people marched in Las Vegas on Sunday to protest proposed state funding cuts to education would eliminate jobs, wipe out entire college programs and ensure that crowded public school classrooms stay that way.


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