from the age: A heckler from the Falun Gong spiritual movement, who entered White House grounds as a reporter, interrupted a formal arrival ceremony for Chinese President Hu Jintao today, prompting President George W Bush to apologise to his guest.
Falun Gong, which thrives overseas despite being largely stamped out in China, alleges that government persecution of the group includes a vast system of concentration camps, where doctors harvest inmates’ organs for transplants.
from canada.com: Security forces in a southern town shot into a crowd marching on the main highway to protest Nepal’s royal dictatorship Monday, killing one and wounding five, a local administrator said.
from guardian: A sit-in at Gov. Jeb Bush’s office stretched into a second day Thursday as about 30 college students protested the state’s response to the boot camp beating of a teenager who later died.
The students, who met with Bush on Wednesday, are demanding the arrest of guards who were videotaped beating and kicking 14-year-old Martin Lee Anderson.