Chinese journalist now free
Chinese journalist Shi Tao is finally free for being jailed for eight years after he revealed the government’s restriction of the 15th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
It was known that Shi’s release was early as expected because he was sentenced for 10 years.
Shi was a member of the independent Chinese Pen Center that aims to promote freedom of speech in China. (Luisito Antonio Santos)
Egyptian Minister survives assassination
Egyptian Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim survived death after an assassination plot against him failed.
According to the report, Ibrahim’s convoy is on its way to Cairo when explosions followed.
Though there are no casualties, two victims were injured.
Ibrahim said that groups are after him and want him dead. (Luisito Antonio Santos)