When a woman in Delhi was raped and murdered in December, people in India were outraged. But did India’s protesters help galvanize the world? On Tuesday, February 26, The World hosted a Google+ Hangout designed to ask those working in the field to dive into the question: Is this truly a global movement for women’s safety?
“What I like specifically in (Le Trio Joubran’s) music is there is this sense of repetitiveness,” says Davidi. … “So, there is a movement between repetition and development of the same theme. This is exactly how the film works.” [...]
Some light was shed yesterday on the apparent “ransacking” of legal materials from defendants in the 9/11 trial. Lt. Commander George A. Massucco, assistant to the Staff Judge Advocate at Guantanamo Bay, produced the materials, which he said were seized as part of Standard Operating Procedures to maintain safety at the prison facility. [...]
“Lock your love and throw away the key forever” says a cardboard sign on the Pont des Arts, an elegant pedestrian bridge crossing the Seine river in Paris. The sign was placed there by a hawker selling small brass padlocks and souvenir Eiffel towers on the bridge.
It’s all pretty juicy stuff for the news business. But Israeli officials quickly slapped a gag order on local news organizations Tuesday. That’s why my Ha’aretz had a piece lamenting censorship, but nothing on “Prisoner X” himself.
The military tribunal for 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other co-defendants continued to focus Tuesday on an emergency motion from the defense to prohibit electronic monitoring and recording of attorney-client conversations.
With a new global interest in the classic American spirit, what are the different ways you take your bourbon?
The revelation two weeks ago that an external monitor was remotely censoring the courtroom feed at the trial of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other defendants continues to reverberate here at Guantanamo. [...]
“We ought to take away everything they own,” the baker was saying about politicians and bankers, shaking her fist. “If they’re going to continue stealing and kicking people out of their homes, then we take the clothes off their backs.
I was introduced to Gérard de Villiers’ SAS series when I lived in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. No. 76 in the series is “Putsch à Ouagadougou,” and as Worth explains in his story, the book contains undeniable verisimilitude.
Our recent road trip to the city of Gao, center of much of the jihadist troops, revealed suggestions that the area still isn’t secure from the threat of more attacks.
French photojournalist Rémi Ochlik was killed last year in Homs, Syria. Ochlik was committed to covering the Arab Spring. His photos are now collected in a book called “Revolutions.”
The euphoria greeting French troops who entered Mali this month after Islamist militants threatened to invade the south of the country has given way to a wariness among some who wonder what will follow.
They look like extracts from a bookie’s ledger: column after column of handwritten dates, names and cash sums. They’re not in reference to horses, though, but to political leaders. The top leaders of Spain’s Popular Party, or PP, which is currently in power.
The pre-trial hearings in the military commission of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four co-defendants stalled midway through the week here at “Camp Justice,” in the naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba [...]