TRIPOLI, Libya [AP] - Several hundred Libyans demonstrated Tuesday in the Libyan capital to protest President Bush's call for the release of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor sentenced to death for allegedly infecting 400 children with the AIDS virus.
The United States and European Union have been pressuring Libya to free the six, who were sentenced to death in May 2004 on charges they infected Libyan children with HIV-contaminated blood in an experiment to find a cure for AIDS.
The defendants have appealed the verdicts, and international observers say the charges were contrived and extracted by torture. ...
And now, the headline:
Libyans Demonstrate Against Bush's Stance
Well, that tells you everything you need to know, right?