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Archive for April 3rd, 2008

Part of Ledra Street, which symbolically divides the Cypriot capital, Nicosia (photo, from BBC), was reopened on Thursday by local officials, for the first time in 44 years. (more…)

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Hu Jia (photo, from 20minutes), 34, is a Chinese prominent activist who has been convicted of  “inciting subversion of state power and the socialist system”, said Li Fangping, his lawyer. The sentence is three-and-a-half years in jail. (more…)

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A declassified 2003 memo has been released by the US justice department. It approves the use of harsh interrogation methods on al-Qaeda and Taliban suspects held abroad. (more…)

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