This brief post is to cover the editorial
today in the NY Times:
A Medical-Legal Travesty in Libya
Five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor are facing the death penalty in Libya based on preposterous charges that they deliberately infected hundreds of children with H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS. This looming miscarriage of justice demands a strong warning to the Libyan leader, Muammar el-Qaddafi, that his efforts to join the ranks of peaceable nations will suffer if the medical workers are made the scapegoats for the failure of Libya's own health system.
Daily Kos posts are here
. Blog posts, and a chronicle of all the science bodies who have gotten involved from all over are here
at Declan Butler's blog. It's nice to know the blogs are doing their part, small though that part may be. Perhaps what we can do best is push the media a little.
The trial resumes 10/31 and time is short. We will keep you updated. For those that wish to help, see The Tripoli Six - Do Something About It. You can see the full length documentary, Injection online for free (trailer here, complete streaming video here).