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Must Reads: Egyptian justice, Amazon slavery and a Pirate Party

June 10, 2012 |  4:00 am


From slaves in the Amazon to the unexpected rise of the Pirate Party, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from last week in global news:

Libya now ruled by the law of retribution

In Germany, a ragtag Pirate Party raids politics

American NGO worker in Egypt faces his fate in court

Brazil workers exploited as modern-day Amazon slaves

Exxon Valdez remains controversial near its end in India

-- Emily Alpert in Los Angeles

Photo: Hunikuni tribe members protest slave labor outside the Chamber of Deputies in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, on May 8, 2012. Credit: Eraldo Peres / Associated Press