Sri Lanka is one story we haven’t talked much about recently. The UN says at least 52 civilians have been killed in fighting between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil Tiger rebels.
The Sri Lankan government have been condemned for refusing to guarantee the safety of civilians in certain areas. Similarly, Israel said it regretted civilian deaths in Gaza but continued with its attacks. Are civilians becoming less important in war? Is winning the war more important than protecting civilians?
Two weeks into his new role and President Obama has admitted he “screwed up” . Two politicians have been withdrawn from his administration following tax controversies. Did Mr. Obama need to admit his error in public? Is this the first sign of the President feeling the effects of too much public pressure?
Facebook is five today. The social networking site has attracted 150 million active users over the years. Do Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites waste your time or have they changed your life for the better? Can you imagine life without these sites?
World Have Your Say will be coming to you from Place de la Republique in Paris today. Do join the team for the live show this evening between 1900 – 2000 if you are in the area.