Harper’s Weekly, June 28th, 2011

Mais um resumo da semana pela Harper’s. Partes mais importantes: (última semana aqui)

“Twenty Kurdish activists were applauded when they stumbled into Istanbul’s gay pride parade after fleeing tear gas fired by police at a nearby political demonstration,…”

“…the Ukrainian activist group Femen demonstrated in Kiev on behalf of Saudi women, who are prohibited by law from driving. Covering their faces and baring their breasts, female protesters drove past the Saudi embassy chanting ‘cars for women, camels for men.'”

“Wales’s Cardiff Royal Infirmary issued an apology for making elderly patients use tambourines to attract nurses’ attention. ‘Patients should never have to use a tambourine,’ said Steve Allen, the hospital’s chief officer. ‘I also understand anecdotally that maracas were used, which was unacceptable.'”

“…a man was discovered hiding in the tank of a portable toilet at the Hanuman Yoga Festival in Boulder, Colorado; according to police, festival security ‘tried to detain the suspect, but he ran away, covered in feces.'”

“People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals [Peta] sent an open letter to the Vatican asking that a proposed hybrid-fuel ‘popemobile’ be made without leather, which the letter said was ‘hell for cows.'”

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