9-YR-OLD DALIT GIRL GANG-RAPED AND FORCIBLY CREMATED IN DELHI

Wed 04 August 2021: A nine-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gang-raped, murdered, and cremated by her attackers in the Purana Nangal area of South West Delhi, India, on Sunday evening, reported The Print. Four suspects were arrested Monday — a priest, Radhe Shyam, along with Laxmi Narayan and Kuldeep who worked with the priest, and Salim, […]

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UK EDUCATION SECRETARY FACES LEGAL ACTION OVER CALLS TO SILENCE PALESTINE SUPPORT IN SCHOOLS

Wed 04 August 2021: The advocacy organisation CAGE has launched a legal challenge claiming UK Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, discriminated against Muslim students and failed to protect freedom of expression in a letter to headteachers ordering them to clampdown on students who express solidarity with Palestine on school premises. Some students were disciplined for wearing […]

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WHO CALLS FOR MORATORIUM ON COVID BOOSTER TO ADDRESS UNEQUAL GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF JABS

Wed 04 August 2021: WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on that the World Health Organization (WHO) is asking for a halt on booster COVID-19 vaccination doses until the end of September to ensure equal access to vaccines around the world. He said the move was to enable that at least 10% of the […]

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FRANCE PLEDGES $119 MILLION IN DIRECT AID TO THE LEBANESE PEOPLE

Wed 04 August 2021: France will supply Lebanon with 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine and 100 million Euros ($119 million) in assistance, according to French President Emmanuel Macron. Macron made the statement at an international virtual conference on Lebanon co-hosted by France and the United Nations on Wednesday. “We intend to send about 100 million […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: R50 000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION ON POLICE STATION ROBBERY

Wed 04 August 2021: The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation is offering a reward of R50 000 to anyone who can provide information that could lead to the arrest and prosecution of three suspects involved in the Tsineng police station armed robbery.   On Saturday, the armed suspects entered the Tsineng police station in the Northern […]

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UN SECURITY COUNCIL DOES NOT SUPPORT ‘RESTORATION OF ISLAMIC EMIRATE’

Wed 04 August 2021: The UN Security Council does not support “the restoration of the Islamic Emirate” in Afghanistan , a statement said Tuesday. “The members of the Security Council recognized that a sustainable peace can be achieved only through a comprehensive and inclusive Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process,” said the statement, adding that an inclusive, […]

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