Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi gives a speech at the opening ceremony of the "CPC in dialogue with world political parties high-level meeting, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Fred Dufour/Pool

Lawyers File To Prosecute Myanmar Civil Leader For Crimes Against Humanity

Lawyers in Australia are seeking to hold Myanmar's civil leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, directly accountable for the violent persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. On Friday, lawyers filed a private p...
17/03/2018 9:31 AM IST
Mourners hug during a prayer vigil for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting at Parkridge Church in Coral Springs, Florida on February 15, 2018. The heavily armed teenager who gunned down students and adults at a Florida high school was charged Thursday with 17 counts of premeditated murder, court documents showed.Nikolas Cruz, 19, killed fifteen people in a hail of gunfire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Two others died of their wounds later in hospital, the sheriff's office said. / AFP PHOTO / RHONA WISE (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)

Grieving Mother Yells For Trump To 'Do Something' After Florida School Shooting

She had just made funeral arrangements for her 14-year-old daughter.
16/02/2018 8:41 AM IST
A member of German NGO Sea-Watch (L) helps a migrant to board a boat after he was recovered in the Mediterranean Sea on November 6, 2017.During a shipwreck, five people died, including a newborn child. According to the German NGO Sea-Watch, which has saved 58 migrants, the violent behavior of the Libyan coast guard caused the death of five persons. / AFP PHOTO / Alessio Paduano (Photo credit should read ALESSIO PADUANO/AFP/Getty Images)

That List Of 33,000 Migrants Who Have Died Is Just A Slice Of The Tragedy

Last week a list of more than 33,000 migrants who had died on their way to Europe made headlinesworldwide after a Berlin newspaper printed it as a 48-page insert in its Nov. 9 edition. People on Twitt...
18/11/2017 8:56 AM IST
Women commemorate the anniversary of Saudi Arabia's founding at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh on Sept. 23, 2017. Strict rules on public segregation of the sexes have effectively barred women in Saudi Arabia from entering sports arenas.

Saudi Women Allowed Inside Sports Stadiums In Small Advance For Women’s Rights

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to allow women to enter sports stadiums starting next year, in the latest incremental advance for women's rights in the conservative Muslim country. Starting in 2018,...
31/10/2017 8:26 AM IST
A pair of cowboy boots is shown in the street outside the concert venue after a mass shooting at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. October 1, 2017. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The Double Standard In How The Media Is Portraying The Las Vegas Shooter

As the nation reels from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, some people have noticed a double standard in how the media has portrayed 64-year-old Stephen Paddock versus other mass sho...
04/10/2017 12:00 PM IST
Picture taken on May 11, 2016 shows street artist Ibo Omari overpainting a swastika in Berlin.A ragtag band of Berlin street artists is taking aim at an urban scourge of neo-Nazi graffiti, using 'love and humour' to turn swastikas into colourful symbols of inclusiveness. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Sophia Kembowski / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION///TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY OCEANE LAZE AND DEBORAH COLE (Photo credit should read SOPHIA KEMBOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

These Street Artists Are Turning Swastikas Into Playful Art

Street artists in Berlin are responding to neo-Nazi hate symbols graffitied around the city in the best way: by turning them into playful art. Local graffiti artist and shop owner Ibo Omari has been...
15/09/2017 12:58 PM IST
Jeremy Christian, arrested in the fatal stabbing of two men and wounding of another aboard a MAX train, is arraigned on a 15-count indictment in Multnomah County Circuit Court in Portland, Oregon, U.S., June 7, 2017. Stephanie Yao Long/Pool

Most Of America’s Terrorists Are White, And Not Muslim

When it comes to domestic terrorism in America, the numbers don't lie: Far-right extremists are behind far more plots and attacks than Islamist extremists. There were almost twice as many terrorist in...
24/06/2017 8:28 AM IST

Syrian Artist Paints World Leaders As Refugees

Syrian artist Abdalla Al Omari is painting world leaders in an unexpected light: as refugees. In "The Vulnerability Series," Omari depicts President Donald Trump as an exhausted refugee, with a sleepi...
09/06/2017 8:43 AM IST