3 May 2009

Stories from 3 May 2009

Libya: Women, Writers and Artists

Women in Libyan society are loved, respected and cared for as mothers, sisters, aunts, daughters and wives. The state guarantees freedom and equality between men and women but it still runs across cultural norms and traditions. Fozia Mohamed digs into the Libyan blogosphere for posts on women and here are her findings.

China: He saw no conscience, no sympathy.

  3 May 2009

Professor Xu blogs down his experience with a few petitioners at a hospital. The indifferent doctors refusing to take care of the petitioners and the security guards striving to expel them out finally drives the well-mannered scholar to a furious confrontation- 'You have no conscience at all!'

Nepal: Army Chief Sacked

  3 May 2009

United We Blog! for a Democratic Nepal reports that the “Maoist-led ruling alliance in Nepal has decided to sack the Chief of the Army Staff, General Rookmangad Katwal”. Read our previous post for details on this issue.

China: Quarantining all Mexicans

  3 May 2009

If the virus spreads to our country, will Western politicians come help us then? Pay them no attention. Putting a temporary halt to flights was the correct thing to do. The government has done an extremely good job this time, and I support them wholeheartedly.

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