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Experiments with truth: 7/15/11

  • Cabin crew with Algeria’s state-run airline were on strike for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing the cancellation of flights and leaving thousands of passengers stranded on both sides of the Mediterranean.
  • In Namibia, production at the Rio Tinto Rössing Uranium Mine remained at a standstill on Wednesday, after workers downed tools on Tuesday morning as a result of a dispute with management over production bonuses.
  • Journalists in the Kerala capital Thursday took to the streets to protest assaults on three of their colleagues and staged a sit-in outside the state assembly to demand immediate action.