Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas into crowds protesting the closure of a popular TV station that had been accused by of being too critical of President Hugo Chavez.
Chavez had refused to renew RCTV's broadcast license, accusing it of "subversive" activities and of backing a 2002 coup against him. Link for More
As the gas cleared, protesters regrouped in Plaza Brion chanting FREEDOM! FREEDOM!
New York, USA
Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas into the biggest protest in American history following the cancellation of the popular Television show American Idol. The show had been cancelled following the deportation to England of the show's founder and top star, Simon Fuller and Simon Cowell, as part of President Bush's crack down on foreign workers.
Retired War Protester Cindy Sheehan:
Casey died for a country which cares more about who will be the next American Idol than how many people will be killed in the next few months Link for more
As the gas cleared, protesters regrouped in Time Square chanting Simon! Simon!