Tuesday, March 8, 2011

World Watch: Red Rover

* Libya: According to the AP a Red Crescent official claimed that pro-Gadhafi soldiers are preventing the escape of tens of thousands of refugees attempting to leave Libya.

* Denmark: The country’s immigration minister was fired after she wrongly refused granting citizenship to three dozen stateless Palestinians.

* Yemen: At least several dozen protesters are reported to be injured after security forces fired on anti-government demonstrators.

* Ivory Coast: A protest against the massacre of seven women ended with soldiers shooting and killing four people.

Image – Spencer Platt/Getty Images Europe via The Guardian (“Libya's border with Tunisia has seen thousands of migrant workers crossing over – but the number has fallen dramatically.”)
Online Sources- ABC Online, MSNBC, BBC News, The Guardian

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