Gauri Lankesh shot dead

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/article19627855.ece/alternates/FREE_660/05bg-page1-lankGSM2E0RMA3jpgjpg ‘The journalist-activist was slain by three armed assailants outside her home’ Nationally renowned journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh, editor and owner of Gauri Lankesh Patrike, was shot dead at her house in Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bengaluru West, on Tuesday at around 8 p.m. City Police Commissioner T. Suneel Kumar confirmed to The Hindu that the [...]

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Killings of Black Men by Whites are Far More Likely to be Ruled “Justifiable”

When a white person kills a black man in America, the killer often faces no legal consequences. In one in six of these killings, there is no criminal sanction, according to a new Marshall Project examination of 400,000 homicides committed by civilians between 1980 and 2014. That rate is far higher than the one for [...]

35 Palestinian children were killed by IOF in 2016

The Defense for Children International (DCI) - Palestine Branch said that the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed 35 Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Jerusalem in 2016. Ayed Abu Eqtaish, Accountability Program Director at the Palestine section of the DCI, told the Quds Press news agency that 2016 recorded the highest [...]