Disregards Army warnings:
Egypt strikes continue
Egyptian workers continue their nationwide
walkouts in defiance of an order by the country’s Supreme Council of
the Armed Forces to end the pro-democracy protests. Employees of the
Misr Spinning and Weaving textile factory, which account for the
country’s largest worker population with 24,000 people, resumed
their strike over low salaries and poor working conditions, a Press
TV correspondent reported.
Indian comic books fight back
India’s first comic book convention opens in the
capital New Delhi tomorrow, with organizers expecting thousands of
fans to prove the art form is thriving in the Internet age.