Immediately after the declaration that the city of Cambridge came to a unaminous vote against the World Bank Bonds, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a substantial member of the Cambridge community, decided to invite the President of the World Bank to come speak at MIT commencement.. WHAT!!??
[new version of story for Boston IMC, sorry for duplication] In order to continue the "state of emergency" against the wishes of parliament, King Gyanendra dissolved parliament. The press is under strict censorship, and government security forces have been acting with impunity, engaging in torture and summary execution, and killing of noncombatants. Yet the U.S. has increased support for the Nepali state.