The woman dubbed the “Angel of Woolwich” following the killing of soldier Lee Rigby today claims she was threatened with arrest after tackling youths who threw eggs at her home.
Ingrid Loyau-Kennett, 48, stepped in to confront the alleged killers moments after Drummer Rigby was attacked in May. But now she says she has been threatened with arrest herself after thugs pelted her house with eggs and stones.
She says she dialled 999 and went outside to “calmly” remonstrate with the gang but when police arrived she claims they “manhandled” her and threatened to arrest her for a breach of the peace — and that instead of dealing with the youths responsible, a policeman grabbed her arm and twisted it. […]
Tunisia’s ruling Islamist party office in the town of Kef was torched by angry protesters on Thursday, an AFP photographer reported, amid a main opposition party ruling out talks without the government promising to step down.
(ANSAmed) – TUNIS, OCTOBER 24 – Demonstrators staging an anti-government sit-in on Thursday chased an Al Jazeera TV crew out of Kasbah Square in the nation’s capital. Protesters had greeted the crew with shouts of ”Al Jazeera go home”. The Tunisian opposition has long accused the Qatari-owned broadcaster of pro-government bias in its coverage of the country, which is currently led by the Islamic Ennahda party.
4. Speaking of Al Jazeera:
Time Warner Cable, the second largest U.S. cable TV provider, said Thursday it has agreed to carry Al Jazeera America in its lineup in the coming months, a distribution deal that the upstart network has sought for months.
Interior Ministry Spokesman General Mansur al-Turki told Al Arabiya that “women driving inside the kingdom is completely banned.”
The ministry on Wednesday warned against “disturbing social peace” ahead of the “October 26 driving” campaign, which urged Saudis to put its logo on their cars and called upon women with international driving licenses to get behind the wheel that day.
6. If anyone in the history of Journalism ever deserved a Pulitzer, or a Nobel Peace Prize for that work, it is the great people of Vice Guide to Travel. Watch the one on Liberia or North Korea sometime. These people are amazing.
Thank you Golem Bar, M, EDL Buck,