Women’s Rights

India’s Hindu population drop 80 percent below

Aug.26, New Delhi: India’s Hindu populations have dropped below 80 percent of the population for the first time since independence, according to the Census 2011 data. The Census 2011 data on Population by Religious Communities, released by the Registrar General of India on Tuesday, showed that the percentage of Hindus dipped by 0.7 percent in the decade 2001 to 2011, pulling it for the first time below 80 percent. Hindus now constitute 79.8 percent of the country’s...[ ] Full Article

US Authorities: Gunman shoots self and lives after killing two TV journalists

Aug 26, Virginia: The man who shot down two journalists  during  a live show, has shot himself according to officials. The man who has been identified as  Vester Lee Flanagan by authorities. According to the local police department Flanagan, who is professionally known as Bryce Williams, who was a former WDBJ7 staff member, is still alive despite shooting himself. The attack had taken place at a large shopping centre, Bridgewater Plaza, near Smith Mountain Lake,...[ ] Full Article

US TV journalists shot dead during live interview

Aug.26, Virginia: A TV reporter and cameraman were shot dead on Wednesday during a live broadcast in Virginia. WDBJ7 TV reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were killed during an interview in Moneta, Bedford County, the TV station said. A manhunt is underway for the gunman who shot Parke and Ward. Gun shots could be heard in the video footage taken on Wednesday by cameraman Ward before he dropped to the ground. Parke was conducting an interview about...[ ] Full Article

How Israeli impunity threatens Palestinian children: Right group

Aug.26, State of Palestine: The death of an 18-month-old Palestinian toddler in an arson attack on 31 July was wrenching evidence of the dangers faced by Palestinian children. Some Israeli officials, like education minister Naftali Bennett, are pretending that the problem is just a “tiny group” of Jewish extremists who “represent nobody but themselves.” In fact, those extremists are enabled by Israel’s culture of impunity for settler violence, and abetted...[ ] Full Article

Hungary announces to send 2,100 police officers to control border

Aug.26, Budapest: Hungary has announced on Wednesday that it will deploy 2,100 police officers to help control its border with Serbia and to control refugees trying to enter to seek asylum. Hungarian police chief’s announcement came when violence on the country’s border with Serbia. Hungarian officers fired tear gas to refugees who tried to overcome the barriers and enter the EU state. Reports shows the violence broke out when the refugees were asked to...[ ] Full Article

India: Curfew emposes after violence erupt in Ahmedabad

Aug.26, Ahmedabad :  A nationwide shutdown is being observed in Gujarat, India on Wednesday, a day after violence erupted during stir for quota by Patel community. The protest led by the community to demand more government jobs and college places. At least three people dead in the protest. Curfew has been imposed in many parts of the Indian state.  The violence also spread to other parts in India like Mehsana, Rajkot and Surat. Similar incidents were also reported from...[ ] Full Article

UK: 16-year-old convicted for terror crimes

Aug.26, London: A 16-year-old girl has convicted for two terror charges at Manchester Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. The girl from Manchester, admitted two charges of possessing a document containing information of a kind likely to be of use to a person preparing or committing an act of terrorism. She was admitted possessing “recipes for explosives” and a bomb making guide. She was arrested in April by the North West counter Terrorism Unit for the...[ ] Full Article
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