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Conflict & Justice

Palestinians and Missourians find common cause amidst the tear gas

In the midst of protests in Ferguson — marked by increasingly militaristic police intervention — Palestinian protestors have offered their support, solidarity and advice to those on the front lines of the St. Louis suburb. An unexpected dialogue has emerged on Twitter between the two groups — protestors who live halfway across the world from each other but face similar battles.

Conflict & Justice

Rising oil prices

Anchor Lisa Mullins has an update on the effects of rising oil prices are being felt around the globe, as today fishermen clashed with police in Brussels, and in India there were lines at gas stations as people lined up to fill their tanks in advance of a ten percent rise in prices set to take effect at midnight.

Conflict & Justice

Protest in Pakistan

The World's Aaron Schachter reports that Pakistani lawyers took to the streets today. They demanded that a Supreme Court justice removed by former president Pervez Musharraf a year ago be reinstated.