fix articles 174749, swiss parliament
Corona epidemic and Yemen (tags)
Authorities first wanted to calm down and played down the pandemic. Afterward, they had to convince the population to keep unusual physical distance, to wash their hands well at all times, and to refrain from major events. Finally, they wanted the population to accept the lockdown.
Filipinos: LEST WE FORGET! (tags)
We seem to have forgotten that once upon a time, not too long ago, there was this family, the Marcoses, comprised of Ferdinand (now deceased), Imelda (still gallivanting and traipsing the light fantastic in Manila and occasionally, kung maka lusot, overseas), and 3 children, including Ferdinand "Bongbong" Jr who's now running, under Presidential candidate Manny Villar, in the SAME Senatorial slate as political activists (??) Liza Maza and Satur Ocampo.
CALL TO ACTION POLICE WHO ALMOST KILLED TWO ACTIVISTS AT G8 2003 AREN'T GOING TO BE CHARGE (tags)
The court case is the result of three years of public and legal pressure, including the subject being raised in the Swiss Parliament, an appeal to the High Court, and a long campaign to have the initial judge changed due to his refusal to hold a trial. The Swiss police force are usually well-protected from charges of brutality and incompetence – this is the first time that they have faced such charges at this judicial level in over twenty years.
FIGHT AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY AT G8 2003 CONTINUES (tags)
Police face jail for injuring climbers on the Aubonne Bridge From the 13th to the 15th of February three judges will preside over the trial of two police officers who nearly killed an English and a German climber by cutting their rope during the protests against the G8 in Evian, 2003. More than 25 witnesses, including senior polices from the head quaters and activists on the bridge will present evidence during the trial in Nyon. The case will focus on the question of whether or not the police-officers ignored or followed orders. The verdict is expected to be announced on Thursday or Friday.
Demand Clemency for Stan Tookie Williams and an End to all Executions (tags)
Anti-death Penalty Activists in LA Organize to Pressure California Governor Schwartzenegger to Grant Clemency to Stan Tookie Williams and Call a Moratorium on all Executions