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Keyword: Social Injustice

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Daily News Analysis

Gang-raped Filipino worker dies in Saudi hospital

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 17, 14372016-08-20

A Filipino domestic worker has died in hospital after being gang-raped by her Saudi employer. Will her employer face the death penalty for not one but two crimes: rape and murder?

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Daily News Analysis

Canadian court throws out terrorism charges against BC couple

Crescent International

Shawwal 24, 14372016-07-29

On Friday July 29, John Nuttall, 41 and his common law wife, 32-year-old Amanda Korody were acquitted of terrorism charges because Justice Catherine Bruce ruled the police actively planned the terror plot and pressured the defendants into committing the crime.

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Daily News Analysis

Saudi prince caught at Beirut airport smuggling drugs

Crescent International

Muharram 13, 14372015-10-26

Members of Bani Saud (aka House of Saud) are rotten to the core but how rotten can be gleaned from their recent activities. 'Prince' Abdel Mohsen bin Walid was caught earlier today smuggling two tonnes of drugs through Beirut Airport on their way to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia...

Daily News Analysis

Saudi head and hand choppers furiously at work

Crescent International

Dhu al-Hijjah 25, 14362015-10-09

When it comes to chopping hands or heads, the Saudis are unmatched. Abusing poor domestic workers from countries like India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Indonesia etc is routine. If the poor abused women try to escape, the brutal employers chop off their hands or even their heads. Here is the case of two poor Indian women whose hands were chopped by their abusive female employers...

Daily News Analysis

Lebanon’s garbage problem turned into political crisis

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 17, 14362015-09-01

Who is behind the crisis in Lebanon? A genuine concern of the people--piles of garbage in Beirut--has been turned into a political crisis with demands for the government's resignation. How would that solve the garbage crisis or indeed the lack of electricity and water in the country has not been explained. There is mounting evidence that Western, Zionist and Saudi agents are involved in instigating trouble. Their ultimate target is Hizbullah.

Special Reports

Islamic scholar sentenced to death for demanding equal rights in Saudi Arabia

Catherine Shakdam

Dhu al-Hijjah 06, 14352014-10-01

The Saudi regime tolerates no dissent. It also does not allow any calls for reforms or demands for rights. The latest victim is Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, sentenced to death for criticizing regime policies.

Opinion

Challenging Aal Saud

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 02, 14352014-05-01

The Saud regime’s oppressive decree banning calls for reform, exposure of corruption or withdrawing allegiance from the king has had exactly the opposite effect. People are openly challenging the regime on YouTube and Facebook.

Occasional Paper

Study finds 1 in 25 US death row inmates likely innocent

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 29, 14352014-04-29

The US justice system is grossly unjust, as a new study into the number of people convicted of murder has just shown. Conducted out by legal experts, the study has found that more than 4.1 percent of people on death row, most of them African-Americans or Hispanics, have been wrongfully convicted.

Daily News Analysis

Saudi Princess calls for uprising against regime

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 26, 14352014-04-26

Saudi Princess Sahar, the daughter of King Abdullah has issued a call for the people to rise up against the regime. Sahar and her three sisters are kept hostage in two separate houses in Jeddah while their mother, Al-Anood al-Fayez, divorced from King Abdullah, fled the kingdom to live in exile in London. Princess Sahar's call is supremely courageous and could cause her more harm but it seems she is not afraid.

Editorials

Unforgivable Saudi crimes

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 23, 14342013-08-01

The House of Saud continues to cause immense damage to the Ummah. Their wrath is especially reserved for women and expatriate workers. They do not want women to be seen, only used by lecherous Saudi men.

News & Analysis

Ray of hope for Aafia Siddiqui?

Khadijah Ali

Ramadan 23, 14342013-08-01

Recent reports indicate that the Pakistani government is in talks with US officials over the transfer of Dr Aafia Siddiqui to Pakistan to serve the remainder of her 86-year jail sentence there. Will this materialize or is it another of those false hope balloons?

Letters To The Editor

Women’s plight

Sameera Mahboob

Ramadan 23, 14342013-08-01

It is truly shocking how women are mistreated all over the world. This is especially true in the west where under the guise of freedom, women are grossly exploited.

Letters To The Editor

Condemn the coup in Egypt

Mohamed E. Hawash

Ramadan 23, 14342013-08-01

The military coup in Egypt is a gross violation of people’s rights and it must be condemned by every human being that cares for justice and freedom.

Special Reports

Violence against women, an epidemic

Khadijah Ali

Sha'ban 22, 14342013-07-01

The physically weak have always been at the receiving end of violence. Their weakness is seen as an invitation to violence and aggression against them. This is most clearly visible among beasts.

Main Stories

Pakistan’s dream remains unfulfilled

Waseem Shehzad

Rabi' al-Thani 19, 14342013-03-01

The great hopes arouse by the Pakistan resolution when it was first passed in Lahore in March 1940—seven years before Pakistan came into existence—remain a pipe dream. Instead, for most Pakistanis it has become a nightmare.

News & Analysis

India murders another Kashmiri by hanging

Tahir Mahmoud

Rabi' al-Thani 19, 14342013-03-01

The February 9 hanging of Afzal Guru, a Kashmiri, in India’s notorious Tihar Jail, has touched a raw nerve in Kashmir. Even fair-minded Indian writers, among them Arudhati Roy, have described it as a judicial murder.

News & Analysis

Saudi “celebrity” preacher raped and murdered five-year-old daughter

Tahir Mustafa

Rabi' al-Thani 19, 14342013-03-01

People in Saudi Arabia were outraged when a court said a preacher who was convicted of raping and brutally murdering his five-year-old daughter was to be set free after a few months in jail and paying “blood money” to the girl’s mother. What kind of law exists in the archaic kingdom?

Special Reports

Parasites strangling Pakistan to death

Waseem Shehzad

Safar 19, 14342013-01-01

Pakistan faces an existential threat not from external enemies but from its own parasitical elites that thrive on its body sucking its blood and strangling the state slowly to death.

Editor's Desk

Rape crimes on the increase in India

Zafar Bangash

Safar 19, 14342013-01-01

The December 16 gang-rape by six men and the subsequent death of a 23-year-old student has once again put the spotlight on this serious crime in India. Each year some 24,000 women are raped—a figure considered grossly under-reported because of the stigma attached with it—the issue has aroused the general public.

News & Analysis

Muslims not even second-class citizens in UK

Fahad Ansari

Muharram 17, 14342012-12-01

In order to deny providing citizenship rights to Muslims, the British government has started stripping British Muslims stranded on other countries of their citizenship altogether.

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