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US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya ‘a death sentence’

US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya ‘a death sentence’

US Ambassador Nikki Haley denounced Myanmar’s government Tuesday for continuing to make life for Rohingya Muslims “a death sentence”, citing the reporting of mass graves by The Associated Press and other news organisations. She started her speech to the Security Council by recounting how a Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh, Noor Kadir, told AP about surviving […]

February 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
At least 40 killed in China construction accident- Xinhua

At least 40 killed in China construction accident- Xinhua

At least 40 people were killed in a scaffolding collapse Thursday morning at a construction site in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangxi, state media reported. A work platform at a power plant cooling tower being built in the city of Fengcheng came tumbling down at about 7:30 a.m., an official with the local Work […]

November 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Indian man sentenced to death for killing woman with acid

Indian man sentenced to death for killing woman with acid

Sep 08, – It is the first death sentence given for an acid attack under stringent laws introduced by the government to curb crimes against women following the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a moving bus in New Delhi in 2012. An Indian court on Thursday sentenced a man to death for […]

September 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Pakistan postpones execution of killer convicted as a child- media

Pakistan postpones execution of killer convicted as a child- media

Mar 19, – Lawyers for Shafqat Hussain say he was just 14 in 2004, when he was burnt with cigarettes and had fingernails removed until he confessed to the killing of a child. He was due to have been hanged on Thursday. Pakistan has stayed the execution of a man charged as a child with […]

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