Mursi warning stirs fears in Egypt opposition
CAIRO - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi threatened on Sunday to take unspecified steps to "protect this nation" after violent demonstrations against his Muslim Brotherhood, using vague but severe language that the opposition said heralded a crackdown.
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First Nations Group Orders Enbridge Pipeline Off Their Land
Braving frigid temperatures and intense snowfall, a group of Red Lake Nation tribal members are now on their seventh day of a blockade of an Enbridge oil pipeline, which they say passes illegally through their sacred tribal land in northern Minnesota. The occupation utilizes a pipeline safety law which states that if a person or thing remains situated above a pipeline for over 72 hours the pipeline must be shut off. The protesters hope that the demonstration will slow down the production of tar sands in Canada.
Vast Throng in Bangladesh Protests Killing of Activist
An organizer’s death reignited demonstrations demanding the death penalty for those found guilty of war crimes in the nation’s 1971 independence fight.
'Injustice and Illegality' Continue as Guantanamo Enters Year 12
Demonstrations across the nation on Friday are marking the somber, 11th anniversary of the opening of the US-controlled detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, which rights groups describe as a "gulag," "medieval torture chamber" and "a sad reminder of our country's flagrant disregard for justice."
#J11: Idle No More's Global Day of Action
_____________________ A movement spawned by First Nation activists over indigenous rights and environmental protections in Canada has spread far and wide as Idle No More 's Global Day of Action spurred solidarity demonstrations across the country and worldwide Friday.