SOFIA, Bulgaria, July 24 — After more than eight years in jail in Libya, five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor stepped off the French presidential plane here in Bulgaria’s capital early this morning where they were greeted by crying relatives and Bulgaria’s top officials.Yeah! You can read more of the New York Times article.
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Finally, a little justice
So, Libya has been holding some foreign nurses in prison under the threat of death for eight years. When some children died in hospital (a tragedy), impartial observers credited the medical practices of the (state-run) hospitals, especially their standards for preventing infection. Fearing public outrage, Libya scapegoated some foreigners. It was just another sad case until...