One of the suspects in the killing of a British military drummer last week saw a friend “literally sliced to pieces” when they were both teenagers. That victim, 18-year-old Faridon Alizada, was stabbed to death in 2008 by a bare knuckle fighter who was suffering from a drug induced psychotic episode. Michael Adebowale, one of the alleged assailants in last week’s slaying and Alizada’s friend, was stabbed too
Activists in Tokyo demonstrated against agricultural giant Monsanto in front of their local offices, joining 279,723 protesters in 57 other countries around the world for March Against Monsanto day on May 25, 2013 . Project 99% [ja], an anti-nuclear power and anti- Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement [so called TPP] coalition of activists and groups in Japan working to create society for the 99 percent, organized the action. Some of the activists performed a short original theatrical play entitled “ Keep the Monsanto Police out of Japan! [ja]“. (more…) Written by Keiko Tanaka · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter · reddit · StumbleUpon · delicious · Instapaper
Hundreds of demonstrators across Japan took to the streets to protest against Monsanto. (Image from twitter user@wataruohashi) Thousands of activists around the world are rallying against Monsanto, the biotechnology giant accused of genetically engineering agriculture and food while turning a blind eye to their potentially deadly health ramifications.
A man pretending to be South Korean rapper Psy talked his way into glitzy parties at the Cannes film festival and posed with fans until he was spotted drinking champagne by the real Psy’s manager. Psy, in Singapore on Thursday night to perform at the inaugural Social Star awards, said that Scooter Braun spotted the imposter, took a photo and sent it to him