Posted by Andrea Bottaro on December 19, 2006 08:29 AM

The 5 Bulgarian and 1 Palestinian health workers accused of having infected Lybian patients with the HIV virus were found guilty and sentenced to death today in Tripoli, despite international outcry and molecular phylogenetic evidence demonstrating their innocence. As much as it is tempting to snarkily frame this as a court victory for anti-evolution forces, the situation is too serious.

Follow the story and do what you can to add your voice to the outrage. Visit the Amnesty International web site for updates. Donate if you can.