Category: Murder

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ISRAEL KILLS SEVEN PALESTINIANS IN COVERT GAZA RAID

Bodies of Palestinians who were killed on Sunday were brought to a hospital in Khan Younis [Abed Zagout/Anadolu Agency]     Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in the Gaza Strip in a clandestine raid targeting a Hamas commander and air attacks that provided cover for the commandos to escape back into Israel by car. The Israeli incursion…
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November 13, 2018 0

UK CALLS FOR END TO YEMEN WAR, KHASHOGGI JUSTICE

UK calls for end to Yemen war, Khashoggi justice Visiting Saudi Arabia on Monday, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt urges Riyadh to halt the bloody war in Yemen. Millions of people in Yemen are facing famine as the three-year war drags on [Khaled Abdullah/Reuters] UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt visits Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates…
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November 13, 2018 0

PAKISTANI POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS LEADER SAMI-UL-HAQ KILLED

  The octogenarian, who was known for his Afghan Taliban support, was found dead at his residence in city of Rawalpindi. A divisive figure, Haq, centre, served in Pakistan’s upper house of parliament for multiple terms [File: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters] A Pakistani political and religious leader has been killed by unknown attackers at his residence in…
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November 2, 2018 0

INDIA: EX-POLICEMEN GET LIFE TERM FOR 1987 MASSACRE OF MUSLIMS

Policemen guard the Delhi High Court building in New Delhi [File:Tsering Topgyal/AP Photo] A court in India has sentenced 16 retired policemen to life imprisonment for murdering 42 Muslim men in Hashimpura village in Uttar Pradesh state’s Meerut district in 1987. On Wednesday, a bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel at the Delhi High Court reversed a…
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November 1, 2018 0

HUMAN LIFE IS SACRED; ISLAM SAYS NO TO MASSACRE By Lan Rey Hassan

  I met him at Agege, Lagos, many months ago. He was supposed to be the guide on the coaster bus departing for Kaduna that night, but in Nigeria, there are only conductors. I arrived at Agege a few minutes past 7 pm; an hour later than the fixed time for the bus’ departure -hoping…
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October 24, 2018 0

DEATH OF KHASHOGGI AND ISLAM By Sanni Kay. Yusuf

  The veteran journalist – Jamal Muhammad Khashoggi – walked into the Saudi consulate in Turkey. Days later, it was officially confirmed that the America-trained pen pusher had given up the ghost, although that was after accusations upon speculations. How was he downed? Strangulated? Beheaded? Dismembered? Slaughtered? None can say for sure except experts in…
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October 23, 2018 0

LET OUR TEARS MIRROR OUR PAINS (FOR HAUWA LIMAN) By Lan Rey Hassan

Hauwa, for you, Our tears have become villians Because they betray the agony That wrenches our hearts; Let our tears mirror the pains we feel from your death, From hope dangling lifeless on a red cross as a pendulum bulb From the Sun closing its eyelids as life, From your name orbiting our hearts like celestial bodies…
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October 18, 2018 0

OUR BURIED DREAMS By Lan Rey Hassan

Poems will embody r-e-a-l-i-t-y as a seven-letter word, but  no, it takes cities that have run out of spaces to bury their dead, takes the tears of boys who learn to swim before walking because home is a shark wallowing in murky water and it takes the cemetery where the hope of men who only find…
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October 17, 2018 0

CAN SHAKING A BLOODY TABLE By Bashir Lucas Samson Lukman

If the Catholic Church knew what dark history she would be writing for Rwanda and Rwandas, perhaps she might have dealt away with propaganda, brainwashing, even incite violence in the name of God. Though took a while, the church had to apologize for its role in the massacre of over 800,000 Rwandans; the Tutsis being…
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May 25, 2018 0

IN IGNORANCE THEY FEEL CONTENDED By Igho Hakeem Ohwojeheri

Few weeks ago, I was in a commercial vehicle from Enugu to Abuja and the issue of Palestine/Israel came up. It dawn on me once again that some Nigerians have their own fictional version of the conflict that they throw at our faces unintelligently whenever the issue is being discussed. They even believe in claims…
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May 17, 2018 0