- Hungarian researchers find H5N1 bird flu vaccine for humans.
- Falun Gong Concentration Camp in China Discovered.
- Iran to hold talks with US over Iraq.
- UN creates new Human Rights panel.
in other news,
Hoping to do a regular feature here, where every Friday I list down what happened over the week that changed the status quo somewhere in the world. I'm not planning to scour the entire world wide web for every news article that reports on some change or other, rather I just plan to post those changes that might be helpful to you (either as analysis or as an example) in debate.
So for this week:
The wanton destruction of culturally important buildings is now a war crime.
Architectural destruction is like a drug. It’s addictive. It’s instant proof of change, of authority. That’s why it is so popular. And that’s why it can become so rabid.