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South Africans march against global oppression

Published by September 25, 2017 9:58 am

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Hundreds urge international community to end Israel’s oppression of Palestinians, Myanmar’s persecution of Rohingya Muslims Marching Sunday, hundreds of South Africans called on the international community to end Israel’s oppression of the Palestinians, as well as the ongoing persecution of minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. ‘‘We also used our freedom march to remember other oppressed... View Article


Doctors report horrifying gang rape attacks on Rohingya women

Published by September 25, 2017 9:55 am

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UN medics described violence as ‘aggressive’ and ‘inhumane’ A total of eight medical professionals working in Bangladesh reported treating 25 women between them since late August who had physical injuries that were consistent with violent attacks. UN doctors also treated hundreds of women with these injuries last October and November, after the first wave of... View Article


World’s ‘heaviest’ woman, dies in Abu Dhabi

Published by September 25, 2017 9:52 am

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Eman Ahmed, the world’s heaviest woman who underwent a weight-loss surgery in Mumbai earlier this year, passed away in Abu Dhabi on Monday morning, just a week after celebrating her 37th birthday. Officials from the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi confirmed the news, adding that numerous co-morbid conditions including heart diseases and kidney dysfunction resulted... View Article


Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement

Published by September 25, 2017 9:49 am

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Malaysian Foreign Minister opposes statement by ASEAN: Does not represent reality, did not mention Rohingya Muslims Malaysia has disassociated itself from the statement issued by the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) current chair Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday. They expressed “concern over the recent developments in Northern Rakhine State of... View Article


Omar hits out at CM Mehbooba over ‘situation is peaceful in Kashmir’

Published by September 25, 2017 8:30 am

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Hitting out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti over her assertion that the situation is peaceful in the Valley, National Conference working president Omar Abdullah today said there is ‘something disconcerting about CM Mufti claiming this just days after her minister survived an attack that killed three people’. “There is something disconcerting about... View Article


Tral traders stage protest against NIA, civilian killings

Published by September 25, 2017 8:23 am

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Pulwama: Traders Union Tral, in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district Monday staged protest demonstration against the summoning of KTM chief Yaseen Khan by NIA and killing of two civilians in grenade blast on Thursday. The protesters also demanded judicial inquiry into recent grenade attack in the town. Two civilians including a young female MED Student of... View Article