Other groups have also expressed concerns that the law could further exacerbate tensions in Rakhine State where violence between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims broke out in 2012
“There is violence everywhere here — in threats and in action. Everywhere.”
Akash’s sacrifice is very similar to that of Aitzaz Hasan, another youngster who died tackling a suicide bomber in Hangu. In the face of grave danger neither of the two cared for what happened to them, they only saw the people they had to protect. Both the boys demonstrated remarkable courage, but one is decorated because his faith doesn’t upset the masses, and the other is forgotten because of the actions of a few
Interior minister laments lynching, says ‘it is painful we were not able to protect a pious young person’
The flow of undocumented returnees has increased steadily in January, rising from around 350 in the first week to around 1,400 in the final week of the month.
The mob comprising unidentified men was carrying sticks and bricks in their hands
She has been on death row since November 2010 after being convicted of committing blasphemy during an argument with a Muslim woman over a bowl of water.
“The committee should find facts, and in case the allegations are denied, charges on the accused should be dropped.”
Says govt has formed commission to prevent incidents like Kot Radha Kishan lynching
More than 138 million Indians belong to the lowest caste known as the Dalits, or “the oppressed,” the term the community prefers to the archaic “untouchables”.
News of killings had come from people who had escaped from nearby Sinjar, the ancient home of the Yazidis and one of the towns captured by the Sunni militants who view the community as “devil worshipers”