News for 2013-01-26

Saturday, January 26, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Thousands March In Washington for Gun Control
Thousands of protesters marched in Washington, DC on Saturday calling for national gun control legislation in the wake of recent gun violence tragedies in the U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Iraqis Demand Justice After Troops Shoot Down Six Unarmed Sunni Protesters
Sunni Arab tribes in Falluja (presumably branches of Dulaim) on Saturday demanded that the government turn over to them within 7 days the troops who fired on protesters on the outskirts of the western city of Falluja, killing 6 and wounding 19 on Friday. Otherwise, they say, they will declare jihad...
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[field_image_caption-raw] New Englanders Converge: 'No Tar Sands Pipeline'
Opponents of a proposed pipeline project that would bring Canadian tar sands oil through New England gathered in Portland, Maine Saturday for a regional protest against the scheme by oil pipeline companies to use existing lines to transport what experts call the "world's dirtiest fuel".
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[field_image_caption-raw] Dozens Dead After 21 Convicted in Egyptian Soccer Trial Riots
At least 30 people have been killed in the Egyptian city of Port Said Saturday in clashes that erupted over the sentencing of 21 people to death regarding last year's deadly soccer stadium riot. The fighting follows a day of deadly protests that marked the second anniversary of the country's...
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