Day: August 17, 2012

But, where is everybody?

Credit: TOI If it is just us… seems like an awful waste of space – Carl Sagan In May 1950, the great physicist Enrico Fermi and some colleagues were walking down for lunch from their lab at Los Alamos when they got to discussing flying saucers because there had been […]

Dutch Eritreans forced to pay ‘war tax’

The Eritrean Consulate in The Hague has been extorting money from Eritreans in the Netherlands for almost twenty years. A report in Dutch daily de Volkskant claims people are being forced to hand over two percent of their monthly income to support the regime of President Issayas Afewerki. According to de Volkskrant, those […]