When deciding for the hunger strike, Garotinho sacrifices himself on behalf of the public morality, of the respect to the honor and the ethics, little remembered today in this country dominated for a perverse financial system that so much harms Brazilian people.
Today the Senate is prepared to vote on a bill that will rack up an additional $67.6 Billion for making war upon Afghanistan and Iraq. That "supplemental" money, however, will just keep the eager war-makers in just enough Depleted Uranium, Grenades, and Conventional Mines (all types) only to last another five months, till September 30.
An art exhibit to show the work of Palestinian children from Aida refugee camp was showing at Brandeis University. Opening night was Thursday, April 27. Over the weekend, an administrator (Daniel Terris) called Lior (the organizer) asking her to end the show prematurely due to angry complaints from zionist parents and the like (details at link below). Lior refused but nevertheless the art was taken down Sunday without notice.