Day: December 14, 2012

Nurse guilty of circumcision death

A nurse has been found guilty of the manslaughter of a four-week-old baby who bled to death after a botched home circumcision. Goodluck Caubergs died the day after Grace Adeleye carried out the procedure without anaesthetic and using only a pair of scissors, forceps and olive oil, a trial at […]

In Pakistan, you must be Muslim to have a monument named after you

Express Tribune: Noman Ansari. How far does religious background, rather than actual character, go towards establishing respect in this country? The news that the plans to rename the Shadman Chowk roundabout in Lahore after historically instrumental freedom fighter Bhagat Singh have been scrapped isn’t surprising, considering the rising level of intolerance in our nation. […]

The trial of the birth of a nation

Source: The Economist BANGLADESH suffered a violent birth. In the last days of 1971 the country then called East Pakistan was engulfed by torture, rape, mass-killing and other acts of genocide. The main perpetrators were Pakistani troops bent on preventing secession from “West Pakistan”. But the army had the support […]

Another Hate Crime on its way

Extreme anti-Islam posters to cover New York subway stations next week The National Post: Anti-Islam posters with depictions of the World Trade Towers in flames will be plastered around 50 different New York MTA stations beginning December 17. The $10,000-plus campaign is part of an ongoing campaign by Pamela Geller, […]