This Sunday, at Chinese embassies all over world, protesters are planning a global sit-in to protest the detention of the internationally renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Ai was taken into custody by Chinese authorities nearly two weeks ago for what government officials now say are questions about his finances.
Originally published on Wed April 13, 2011 6:43 am
Toward the opening of the Passover Seder, participants point to the matzo on the table, and announce: "This is the bread of affliction that our ancestors ate in the land of Egypt. Let all who are hungry come and eat. Let all who are needy come and celebrate Passover." It's a lovely sentiment, remembering the struggles of previous generations of Jews, and opening your home to all those who suffer to this day. But bread of affliction? No more.
It’s been almost three years since Angie Zapata, a transgender teen living in Greeley, was brutally beaten to death in her apartment. Zapata’s life and high-profile murder trial is the subject of a new documentary debuting this weekend in Denver.