Beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto IS terrorists drew condemnation from the world
Fighting between Syrian arm of al-Qa'ida & Western-backed rebels spread from Aleppo into Idlib.
UN Observer Force confirmed cooperation & coordination between Israeli army & militant groups in Syria
Israeli authorities sentenced 13 minors to between 14 to 28 months in jail & pay fines.
Israeli military clashed with dozens of Palestinian youths in ath-Thaher south of Beit Ummar district of Hebron.
There was an outpouring of horror at the heinous killing of 12 people by gunmen who attacked the Paris offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. A further five were also killed in related shootings, including at a Kosher supermarket, in the worst terrorist attacks suffered by France in more than 50 years.
On January 13, a federal appeals court heard how the New York Police Department may have spied on Muslim business owners, students and mosque worshipers in New Jersey following the 9/11 terrorist attacks solely because of their religion.
One does not have to profess to be an expert of Cockney rhyming slang to understand the meaning of being a ‘right Charlie.’ For French satirical magazine renamed partly as a snub to the banning of its predecessor for mocking the death of former President Charles de Gaulle, ‘Je suis Charlie’ became a rallying cry following the insidious attack on its Paris offices. Muslims around the world joined in the mass condemnations of the brutal killings but were only to be rewarded with a neurosis of Islamophobia.
In early 2013 I wrote an article about the various attempts to prohibit discrimination on grounds of caste. Specific provisions in this regard have not as yet come into force. However, the Employment Appeal Tribunal have just issued a judgment in the case of Chandok v Tirkey UKEAT/0190/14 which specifically deals with this issue.
Physical inactivity is causing twice as many deaths as obesity, according to a new European study that documented people’s health over a 12 year period.
The father of one of three men killed in the 2011 Birmingham riots has told the Home Office he has lost faith in the UK’s justice system following police mishandling of the investigation into his son’s killing.