Pakistan lawyers strike over arrest of colleagues in assault

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani lawyers went on strike yesterday, demanding authorities release dozens of their colleagues arrested after storming a hospital this week in the eastern city of Lahore and beating up doctors and medical staff there. Three patients at the cardiology hospital died when physicians and medics left them unattended for several hours on Wednesday to escape the mob of about 500 lawyers who had descended on the facility. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin