RIGHT ON SISTER!
"Iranian activist Shirin Ebadi won the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her focus on human rights, especially on the struggle to improve the status of women and children." Read More...
For more coherent discourse on women, Nobel Peace Prizes and the politics of oppression check out WhoMan's post "TWO WOMEN, TWO COUNTRIES".
IT HAD TO HAPPEN
True, it was only a matter of time, but did it have to happen just this moment? Australian phenom Matthew Hayden has surpassed Windies' Captain Brian Lara's record of 375 runs set against England at Antigua during the 1993-94 season. This remarkable batsman scored 380 runs on the second day of the opening Test against Zimbabwe at the WACA Ground.
Hayden's feat was merely the coup de grace as Australia accumulated no less than 735 for 6 wickets; the highest total in 126 years of Australian cricket. Read More...
HUNTE CALLS FOR ACTION
Saint Lucia's Minister of External Affairs, Julian Hunte; who is also co-incidentally the new president of the 58th session of the UN General Assembly; has called on the body to "broaden its impact on global affairs, and... to respond to criticism with deeds, not words". The 58th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened this week.
Friday, October 10, 2003
5 Ninjas, 1 Kitten and a Fifth of Vodka!