Thursday, November 1, 2012

'Nuff said

(Taking context-optional note of thought-provoking quotes)
'As long as we claim we are a democratic country, as long as we say we respect the rule of law, we have to ratify the treaty so we can try those criminal living among us.'
Samira Ibrahim (left), quoted in an article entitled "Revolutionaries demand jurisdiction for International Criminal Court," which appeared Tuesday in the Daily News of Egypt. Last spring Time magazine named Ibrahim, a marketing manager in her mid-20s, one of The World's 100 Most Influential People for having sued Egypt's military for compelling women detained in protests to take virginity tests. (photo credit) The Daily News article reported that Ibrahim has called for a rally tomorrow in Cairo's Tahrir Square, aiming to pressure Egypt to join the ICC.

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