The highlight of today's World Social Forum was a visit from Brazil's President Lula, who delivered a rousing speech articulating much of what was discussed earlier in the day, vowing that Brazil is prepared to take the lead on Green reform.
A year has lapsed since Israel launched “Operation Cast Lead”, its military offensive against Gaza. The operations started on December 28, 2009, and led to the death of more than 1,400 Gazans. Most of those killed were unarmed civilians. More than 400 children lost their lives in the savage attack.