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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Dutch MP acquitted in 'hate' trial.

AlJazeeraEnglish on Jun 23, 2011 - Dutch politician Geert Wilders has been cleared of "hate speech" charges. A court in Amsterdam found that comments Wilders made about Islam were in the context of public debate, on Thursday. The case has reopened discussions over freedom of speech in the Netherlands.

Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Young People Rising Up Against U.S Military Recruitment?

Jun 13, 2011 - Truthzonetvcom

Transcription Provided By: DeepestSleep of Youtube

"This is a reality that soldiers are faced with, that the people or Iraq and Afghanistan are faced with, that children are faced with, that the people who are living inside those houses are faced with every single day at the hands of my brothers and sisters.

What you can't see is the hundreds of civilians inside their homes, cowering under their tables, under their beds. What you can't see is the children, that after these troops leave, who can't sleep at night. What you can't see is the raw sewage flowing into the streets from where the tanks have run over the sewage lines.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

China Irks Neighbors as Tensions Rise in South China Sea.

5 Jun 2011 - Tensions in the South China Sea over territorial disputes are rising once again with China clashing with Vietnam and the Philippines recently. The disputes come as the United States and ASEAN try to help those with claims in the resource rich waters resolve their differences through dialogue and avoid the use of force or threats. VOA's William Ide has more.