Friday, October 7, 2011

The 3 Apples

3 Apples changed the world. The first one seduced Eve, the second one fell on Newton and the third one was offered to the world half-bitten by Steve Jobs. I thought this was very well-said and so I am reproducing it here.

As reported by UK’s The Independent yesterday, a group of Bahraini medical staff who were handed lengthy jail terms for their alleged support of pro-democracy protests in the country – read my posting dated October 01, 2011 – have had their sentences overturned.

Appearing to buckle under international pressure, Bahrain's attorney general ordered re-trials in a civilian court for the 20 doctors, nurses and paramedics who treated injured protesters during demonstrations against the ruling Sunni al-Khalifa dynasty.

Ali al-Boainain, the attorney general, said in a statement that "the accused will have the benefit of full re-evaluation of evidence and full opportunity to present their defences." We can only wait with bated breath whether this is also going to be a sham trial or…

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