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Rep. Michelle Bachmann, R- Minn., is facing a possible lawsuit for fundraising off of claims that the military was persecuting practicing Christian soldiers. A series of media reports that allege the Pentagon could start court-martialing soldiers for their Christian faith has been debunked by the fact-checking website PolitiFact and even the Pentagon itself. But that didn’t stop Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.,
Last week on May 3, there were meetings, conferences, seminars, symposiums and demonstrations across the world to mark the World Press Freedom day. I was invited by UNESCO for a conference on “Rural Voices: Upholding Freedom of Expression through Mainstream and Alternative Media,” where the Press Freedom Report for South Asia for 2012-13 was released.
Exiled Chinese author Yu Jie joined other writers including Salman Rushdie on the 20th observance of World Press Freedom Day in appealing to China to live up to its own constitution and laws guaranteeing freedom of expression, and calling on the public to put pressure on governments that crack down on writers. Yu and other