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Democracy Now! – June 7, 2011

Trapped in Gaza: Rafah Crossing Closed to Palestinians Soon After Egyptian Pledge to Reopen It;  “There is a Women’s Spring Beginning”: Playwright Eve Ensler and Congolese Activist Christine Schuler Deschryver on Gender Violence in Congo; Eve Ensler Responds to Sexual Assault Charges Filed Against Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn; Eve Ensler Responds to Sexual Assault Charges Filed Against Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Today’s Headlines

    * Japan Doubles Estimate of Radiation Leaked From Nuke Plant
    * Report: Yemen President Suffered Burns On 40% Of Body, Collapsed Lung
    * Syria Threatens To Intensify Crackdown After Alleged Deaths Of Security Personnel
    * Bahrain Charges Scores of Medical Officials Who Treated Protesters
    * Libya: NATO Warplanes Strike State TeleTV vision Headquarters, Military Barracks
    * Gates, Petraeus Urge Obama To Reject Substantial Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal
    * Pelosi Calls For Investigation of Rep. Weiner Over “Inappropriate” Online Conversations
    * Global Climate Change Talks Underway in Bonn, Germany
    * Canadian Activist Loses Senate Page Position Over Unprecedented Protest
    * Chicago Millionaire Pays His Way Out of Jail Time in Deadly Hit And Run
    * Wisconsin: Thousands March To Protest Controversial “Budget Repair” Bill, 8 People Arrested

 

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