June 22 [Fri], 2007, 1:48
It looks like he is buckling under political pressures.
What is the German Chancellor's biggest domestic challenge?
Well, he has been plagued by immigration problems.
The authorities sent in troops to quell the riot.
A commercial airplane allegedly violated military airspace.
THe President suspended teh consittution and imposed martial law.
The govenment is expelling illegal aliens as part of a crackdown.
Political prisoners are on a hunger strike for better conditions.
The embassy denied political sylum to foreign refugees.
What kind of action did the authorities take?
They sent in troops to quel the riot.
Why did they shoot down a commerical airplane?
Because it allegedly violated military airspace.
The President took drastic measures. /
Yes, he suspended the constitution and imposed martial law.
WHy is the ogvenment suddenly expeling illegal aliens?/
It is part of a general crackdown on immigration law violators.
I heard political prisoners are waging some kind of protest./
Yes, they are on a hunger strike for better conditions.
The embassy denied political asylum to foreign refugees, so they 're rushing to the border.
All political dissidents were purged under the former
Greenpeace is fighting an uphil battle to save the environment.
Human rights groups are putting pressure on authoritarian govenments.
Internaitonal observers stood by to monitor the ballot counts.
Contenders for power are jostling for position.
The coup attempt was foiled at the last moment.
Why are there so few political dissidents in public life?
Because they were all purged under teh former regime.
What do you think of the Greenpeace movement to save the environment?
I think they are fighting an uphill battle.
What kind of action are human rights groups taking?
They are putting pressure on authoriarian govenments.
How do you know the elections were conducted fairly?
Internatioanl observers stood by to monitor the ballot counts.
Why is the ountry in such upheaval?
Because contenders for power are jostling for position.
Did the coup attempt succeed?
No, it was foiled at the last moment.