BBC has the details.
Some of you may have seen Nicholas Kristof’s piece on Mukhtaran Bibi. You may not have caught his addendum and how to help support her.
Good for the Iraqis. Newsday.com is reporting that an estimated 1000 people have marched through the streets of Najaf urging Sadr and his army to leave town. A story on King Abdullah of Jordan on Slate reports other good news. “…On April 29 in Amman, Jordan’s capital, Abdullah’s wife Queen Rania led a march against terrorism. The Pan-Arab daily Al Hayat reported that close to 150,000 people turned out, some of them burning photographs of Osama Bin Laden and al-Qaida associate Abu Musab Zarqawi, a Jordanian national who had allegedly plotted a chemical attack against several targets in Amman. Jordanians…
Disappeared in America. Since the reporters aren’t getting on this, I’m glad the artists are. I suppose the cynic in me wants to know for how much longer before they too are silenced. Link via Sister Scorpion.