Violence against judges
Fifteen activists were arrested and one judge was beaten so badly he had to be hospitalized early this morning. The group was holding a sit-in in front of the Judges' Club in solidarity with the judges currently being threatened with expulsion for their demands for greater independence. This--physically attacking a judge--is dangerous esclation indeed. I have heard few details so far (it's a national holiday here today) but you can read the wire story here.