Think. Be disturbed. Beware.

Pix: 18-year-old Bibi Aisha now lives in America. AMSTERDAM – A South African photographer’s portrait of an Afghan woman whose husband sliced off her nose and ears in a case of Taliban-administered justice won the World Press Photo award for 2010, one of the industry’s most coveted prizes. Jodi Bieber’s posed picture, which contrasts the … Continue reading

Hamas behaving like Taliban

Pix (AFP): Palestinian men inspect the damage after a fire at the ‘Crazy Water’ water resort park in Gaza City On Aug 6, we posted a story about the water park in Gaza, as a part of our series about holidays taken by Gazans and the coastal strip’s posh hotels, beach resorts and clubs. This … Continue reading

Why say they want to bomb Batu Caves?

While our mainstream media has been playing up terrorist threats, news portals in India picked up the Asian News International (ANI) report saying that tourists are still visiting the Batu Caves temple. (Kek Lok Si temple in Penang is the other purported target). The media in India carries news related to the Indian community in … Continue reading