Thu 18 Jun 2009 05:40 pm filed by the Editor - International
In a front-page ad in today's International Herald Tribune, the leaders of the European Union thank the European public for having engaged in months of civil disobedience leading up to the Copenhagen climate conference that will be held this December. "It was only thanks to your massive pressure over the past six months that we could so dramatically shift our climate-change policies.... To those who were arrested, we thank you."
Iran—election without free flow of news and information 'not democratic'
Sun 14 Jun 2009 11:46 pm filed by the Editor - International
Reporters Without Borders, the press freedom organisation, is urging the international community, especially European countries, not to recognise the results of the first round of the presidential election that Iran held on 12 June because censorship and a crackdown on journalists are preventing a democratic electoral process.