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Democracy Now! – May 16, 2011

“Sing Your Song”: Harry Belafonte on Art & Politics, Civil Rights & His Critique of President Obama.

Today’s Headlines

    * Israeli Troops Kill 13 Pro-Palestinian Protesters in Multiple Border Confrontations
    * Egypt Security Forces Crackdown on Pro-Palestine Protesters at Israel Embassy, Hundreds Injured
    * International Criminal Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Muammar Gaddafi, Son and Intelligence Chief
    * United Arab Emirates Hires Blackwater Founder to Build Mercenary Army
    * Head of International Monetary Fund Arrested on Sex Crime Charges
    * Japan Expands Exclusion Zone around Damaged Nuclear Plant, Greenpeace Calls for Radiation Investigation
    * Saudi Diplomat Assassinated in Pakistan
    * Guatemala: Dozens Found Decapitated in Historic Drug-Related Mass Killing
    * Michel Martelly Sworn In as Haiti’s President
    * Key Mississippi Floodgate Opened Up as Waters Rise, Tens of Thousands Threatened
    * Israeli Forces Seriously Injure American Student Filming Nonviolent Protest

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