Guor Marial Is the Running Man Without a Country and That’s Kind of…

South Sudanese refugee Guor Marial got some news a little more than a week ago that only a gifted athlete with the will to compete would think is awesome — the International Olympic Committee would let him run 26.2 miles as an independent participant under the Olympic flag. That's, you know, cool if you like to run,… » 8/03/12 4:10pm 8/03/12 4:10pm

Fashion Police

Remember the 35 southern Sudanese women we posted about yesterday » 10/08/08 12:20pm 10/08/08 12:20pm who were arrested on Sunday (but not charged) for wearing tight pants? Turns out the South Sudan president Salva Kiir is with the police crackdown on clothing choices (the police claim they suspected the women of belonging to youth gangs) and demanded …