Activists urge Mubarak trial
A report by a fact-finding committee probing the
killings during the Egyptian revolution has been censured for
failing to declare a trial for the former President Hosni Mubarak.
The National Council for Human Rights and the Egyptian Organization
for Human Rights stated in its report that Mubarak, as the head of
the government, was responsible for the deaths of protesters in
January, but did not recommend that the former president should
stand trial, the Al-Masry Al-Youm daily reported Sunday.
Tunisia calls for free judiciary
Tunisian judges and lawyers have staged a rally
in Tunis to call for an independent judicial system and the removal
of the remnants of ousted President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali’s
regime. They also held a gathering Saturday at the Palace of Justice
to mark the “National Day of Judicial Independence” and called for a
judicial system free from independence, a Press TV correspondent in
Nuke plant radiation error:
Japan raps plant operator
Japan Monday criticized as “absolutely
unacceptable” a radiation reading error by the operator of a
crippled atomic plant, where dangerous conditions have disrupted
crucial work for two days.