protest the new freedom

secret service attempts to cover the mouth of protestfrom 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 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.

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