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BOMBINGS ON CHURCHES, HOTELS We unequivocally despise terror attacts in Sri Lanka OUR HEARTS go out to the bereaved families of the absolutely innocent victims of the terrible tragedy tragedy in Sri Lanka in which at least 359 people died and more than 500 were injured in the horrific coordinated series of blasts targeting churches […]

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BRITISH-SOMALI POET WARSAN SHIRE

No one puts children in a boat unless the water is safer than the land Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim THE WORLD is heading into troubled waters in the figurative and in the real sense of this expression, as we are witnessing an unprecedented movement of people—refugees, migrants and internally displaced persons (IDPs) alike—fleeing […]

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Scourge of corporal punishment must stop A M K Ccowdhury Corporal punishment denotes causing deliberate pain or discomfort for undesired behaviour by students in schools. It often involves striking the student either across the buttocks or on the hands, with an implement such as a rattan cane, wooden paddle or leather strap. Any physical punishment […]

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GROTESQUE DEATH OF NUSRAT RAFI OC was also at fault, admin was negligent: NHRC Given that nothing is more fear-provoking than death per se when tears of near and dear ones fill the ambiance together with mourning laments; indeed the idea of eternal void scares even the irreligious. The grotesque death of Nusrat Jahan Rafi […]

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IN THE LAND OF MAGNA CARTA The Assange arrest is a warning from history JOHN PILGER THE glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against courage. Six policemen manhandled a sick journalist, his eyes wincing against […]