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Indian rape victim that was set on fire dies due to cardiac arrest in Delhi’s hospital, her last words :”Save me, I don’t want to die, I want to see them hang to death”

Unnao,Uttar Pradesh, India The news that left many people around the world speachless is coming to a tragic ending. The 23-year-old Unnao rape victim was set on fire by five men on Thursday, on her way to a court hearing to testify against two men(Shivam and Shubham Trivedi,) who had allegedly raped her. Late last […]

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Parents mercilessly stone their daughter , 10 in “honor killing” in rural Pakistan

In yet another mindless act of what appears to be “honor killing”, parents stoned to death their 10-year-old girl, Gul Sama. This happened in the Sindh province in Pakistan on November 21st or 22nd, yet to be confirmed by local police. News of the murder was spread on social media which led police to arrest […]

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In a shocking case of ‘honour killing’ father electrocutes his daughter and slits her throat with a machete for falling in love.

Ferozabad (Uttar Pradesh, India), Nov 18 The father of a 22-year-old woman has admitted to killing her in the 23rd case of an honour killing in Utter Pradesh, India. The man, Harivansh Kumar admitted to electrocuting his daughter, Pooja Singh, before slitting her throat. She was alone with her father in Ferozabad while her brothers […]

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India’s controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill to exclude Muslims

On the 4th of December the Union Cabinet of India signed a controversial amendment to the Indian Citizenship Act which was made law in 1955. The Act defines the various ways in which Indian citizenship may be obtained. The specific amendment that is causing controversy is to the clause that enables illegal immigrants to apply […]

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Russian Trans woman sentenced to likely fatal three years in prison for posting manga on social media

Bryansk, Russia – According to Novaya Gazeta, a local doctor, Michelle, was sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of “distributing pornography depicting minors,”. Experts are of the opinion that the 53-year-old transgender woman will likely die in prison. Michelle was fired from her job as an endocrinologist at a Children’s hospital after […]

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Refugee puppets to join Sesame Street

Three new Arabic-speaking characters are about to join the Sesame Street family in the Middle East. The aim of Basma, Jad and Ma’zooza is to help children in n Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq to not only read and write, but also to deal with the trauma of being displaced. Sesame Workshop is a non-profit […]