2 June 2010

Stories from 2 June 2010

Nepal: Disappointed With The Politicians

  2 June 2010

“I admit the defeat of hope of an average Nepali in the hands of the politicians whom I had the misunderstanding of having some qualities of the statesman,” comments Ujjwal Acharya at The Radiant Star while discussing about the extension of the term of the Constituent Assembly (CA).

Japan: Prime Minister Hatoyama resigns

  2 June 2010

Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama announced his resignation on Wednesday, after just 8 months in office. Tobias Harris at Observing Japan comments [en] on the news [en].

Russia: Theater Play About Sergei Magnitsky's Death

Playwright Mikhail Ugarov (LJ user m_u) announces (RUS) the premiere of a play about the prison death of Sergei Magnitsky, a 37-year-old Russian tax lawyer: “Those guilty of the hero's death will appear on the stage – investigators, judges, the prison staff, doctors, and each one will be given a...

Bulgaria: Bankya Sanatorium Appeal

Maya Markova of Maya's Corner reports that “[a therapy facility] for children with cerebral palsy in the town of Bankya near Sofia is being closed down,” translates a letter written by Daniela Peneva, whose son has cerebral palsy, and asks readers to sign a petition (BUL) – or “do whatever...

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