‘Attempt to de-humanise and sexualise Muslim women’ activists on ‘Sulli Deals’ app

New Delhi: As many as 900 women rights activists and concerned citizens have expressed their anguish over the ”reprehensible targeting” of Muslim women on GitHub, a free web platform, where Twitter handles, and photographs of Muslim women were uploaded with the explicit aim of directing sexualised hate and harm at these women. More than 80 women were profiled, their images were sought to be “auctioned” by soliciting users to take their pick on the “deal of the day”, on the basis of their identity and for their views. ”This is a…

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UP ATS arrested three more suspects from Lucknow

Lucknow: The UP ATS has arrested three others on the basis of information obtained from the interrogation of Masiruddin and Minhaj Ansari. These include Mohammad Mustakim (44), Mohammad Mueed (29) and Shakeel (35). Let us inform that three days ago on Sunday, UP ATS had arrested two suspects from Dubagga area of ​​Kakori area. 3 others were arrested The two suspects, Mushiruddin and Minhaj, who were caught on Sunday, were handed over to the ATS by the court on 14-day remand. During the interrogation, 3 names came to the fore.…

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Assam Human Rights Commission directs probe into police encounters

New Delhi: The Assam Human Rights Commission has directed the state government to undertake an inquiry into the facts and circumstances leading to the death and injuries of alleged accused persons and submit a report by August 7. Assam has seen a rise in encounter killings since Himanta Biswa Sarma took charge in May 2020. As many as 12 accused persons have been killed in several incidents of police firing in the state. The AHRC notice, which is available with IANS, said that it is reported that six suspected Dimasa National Liberation…

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Israeli soldiers call for halt to settler violence against Palestinians

RAMALLAH,Palestine: Around 100 former Israeli soldiers who were stationed in the occupied West Bank have demanded Israel’s defense and internal security ministers to put a stop to the violence by Jewish settlers against Palestinians. According to a report on Israeli Army Radio, the former soldiers, who have just completed their military service, sent a letter to Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Internal Security Minister Omer Bar-Lev about their experiences in the occupied West Bank. Calling for action “against the phenomenon of settler violence,” the former soldiers said the responsibility for…

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Taliban warns Turkey against keeping troops in Afghanistan

KABUL,Afghanistan: The Taliban on Tuesday condemned possible plans for Turkey to extend its military presence in Afghanistan, calling them detrimental to both sides amid the withdrawal of foreign troops from the war-ravaged country. In a statement posted on the group’s propaganda site, the Taliban warned they will take a stand against Turkish troops if they stay in Afghanistan past this September. If Turkish troops “continue the occupation of our country, the Islamic Emirate (Taliban) and the Afghan nation – in line with their religious, conscientious and patriotic duty – will…

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