Experiments with truth: 6/14/11

    • Thousands of Shiite Bahrainis rallied Saturday answering a call from their largest opposition group, Al-Wefaq, in the first demonstration since a mid-march crackdown on Shiite-led pro-democracy protests.
    • In Peru, Aymara activists announced on Friday that they will resume their strike civil strike indefinitely, and thousands immediately joined roadblocks on the main highway to Bolivia near the border town of Desaguadero.
    • Some 500 Indian inmates ended a two-day hunger strike at the CRS No. 5 prison in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas after officials granted their demand for better conditions.
    Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) staged a sit-in in Quetta on Sunday to protest against the safe passage allowed to NATO supplies through Pakistan.On Sunday, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) staged a sit-in in Quetta to protest against the safe passage allowed to NATO supplies through Pakistan.On Sunday, Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) staged a sit-in in Quetta to protest against the safe passage allowed to NATO supplies through Pakistan.


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