6 October 2009

Stories from 6 October 2009

Pakistan: Video On Army Brutality

  6 October 2009

Teeth Maestro discusses a video published online which depicts human rights abuse by a Pakistani Army Major while conducting an interrogation. Netizens are claiming that there is an attempt to censor the sites which posted the video.

India: Flood And Increased Air Fare

  6 October 2009

Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka states in India are facing the worst flood in 100 years and Sparsh posts some photos depicting the situation. Bus and train services are affected in that region and the blogger slams the air fare hike calling the airlines as opportunists.

India: Dr. Burger in Rishikesh

  6 October 2009

“Be Happy if U Feel Hungry” is the tagline of the “family restaurant” Dr. Burger, which was spotted by Jabberwock at Rishikesh, the gateway to the Himalayas.

Sri Lanka: Trekking To Nitro Cave

  6 October 2009

The Abyss posts pictures of the Nitro Cave and writes about the adventurous trek leading to the cave in the Knuckles mountain range, which is situated in the north-east of central hills in Sri Lanka.

Mexico: Reactions to Drug Decriminalization Law

  6 October 2009

In the midst of the AH1N1 virus paranoia, the Mexican government approved the Ley de Narcomenudeo that decriminalizes drug consumption in small dosages. Now, 5 months later, many are wondering if any of its intended changes have been met.

Barbados: Child Abandonment

  6 October 2009

“BU is not about judging anyone but wrong is wrong”: Barbados Underground blogs about a young mother who allegedly abandoned her newborn on a beach.

Puerto Rico: Examining Problems

  6 October 2009

Gil the Jenius quotes a U.S. News and World Report to make a point about Puerto Rico's problems, summing up the situation this way: “We'd rather imitate than innovate. We set Our sights no higher–no higher, I'm telling you–than what the U.S. of part of A. is doing…”

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