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  • Family Grieves Christian Couple Burnt to Death in a Kiln in Pakistan
    Family Grieves Christian Couple Burnt to Death in a Kiln in Pakistan

    I am standing next to the a brick kiln that the couple were killed in. It's incredibly hot and I can see the fire inside. I have been told that the couple were shouting for help and screaming that they were innocent as they were pushed inside here. A short walk away though narrow alley ways is the home of the grieving family. The murdered couple have left behind three young children -- two sons an... Read More

  • 30 Years Since the World’s Worst Industrial Disaster
    30 Years Since the World’s Worst Industrial Disaster

    On the night of 2nd of December in 1984 a gas leak from the American-owned Union Carbide factory killed thousands of people. Today there are at least 100,000 people living with gas-related illnesses. A criminal case against the company has been going for years but the American company insists the matter was settled years ago. As the 30th anniversary of the gas disaster approaches, people in Bhopal... Read More

  • Models Reject the Afghan Governments Claim That They’re being Exploited
    Models Reject the Afghan Governments Claim That They’re being Exploited

    Billboards and television advertisements feature women selling everything from mobile phones to insurance have sprung up since the fall of the Taliban regime. But the Afghan government now wants to rein it in. After just two months in power the Ministry of Information and culture released a statement telling the media not to use female models in advertisements. Semmen Hasanzada is the Deputy Minis... Read More

  • Pakistanis Fed-up with ‘VIP’ Politicians
    Pakistanis Fed-up with ‘VIP’ Politicians

    In Pakistan, and in many countries in Asia, politicians are given preferential treatment on the roads, in airports and in services, while the rest of us wait in line. In Pakistan there is a growing outrage about the lsquo;VIP culturersquo; of politicians--- people elected to serve us not being served. A small middle aged man stands at the busiest traffic intersection in the wealthiest suburb of ... Read More

 

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