Those who have the best credentials to guide us through the labyrinth of perplexing constellations of events are being moved away from the frontlines of the public debate. Foreign reporting is facing extinction.
Six men accused of “committing debauchery” have been sentenced to two years in prison by an Egyptian court today. The men, who included a Moroccan national, were accused of using their apartment for homosexual activities, promoted through Facebook, reported AhramOnline.
How would a non-Muslim woman feel wearing the traditional Muslim veil, also known as the hijab, in public? How would she deal with reactions, comments and doubtful looks? Christelle Collet, originally from Mauritius but living in Western Australia (WA), asked herself the same question before deciding to take part in an unusual social experiment. For […]
After launching a nationwide strike last December, Cambodia’s garment workers are back in the streets demanding a monthly minimum wage of 177 US dollars.
Two weeks ago, two world class athletes with a history of violence against women took centre stage in world news: United States National Football League (NFL) player Ray Rice and South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. The latter was acquitted of his girlfriend’s murder, though guilty of her homicide.