Day: April 27, 2020

Indian Police Arrest Members Of Lynching Mob

On April 20, Police in India arrested 110 people that were linked to a lynching in the Maharashtra’s Palghar district. On April 16, three Indian men were lynched to death when a vigilante mob thought the men were thieves. Chikne Maharaj Kalpavrukshagir and Sushilgiri Maharaj were Sadhus, or Hindu godmen.

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Concerns Grow Over North Korean Leader’s Health

Late on Monday the 20th of April, South Korea-based website Daily NK reported that Kim Jong Un was recovering from a cardiovascular operation. Since then, rumours have been swirling about his condition. Various media organisations throughout the world have reported a multitude of possibilities, with some sources even claiming that

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Coronavirus Profiteers: The Pandemic And Organised Crime

Earlier in April, it was reported that the Mafia in Italy and cartels in Mexico have been distributing food and aid packages to impoverished locals suffering at the hands of the pandemic. Given their violent reputation, this benevolence may appear surprising: however, across the world, criminal organisations are set to

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Iraq Reinstates Reuters After Suspension

On April 19th, the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission (CMC) announced that it would lift the temporary suspension of Reuters’ license to work in the country. The action comes after Iraq suspended Reuters on April 14th after it published an article reporting a higher number of COVID-19 cases in Iraq

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