Louise Gregory

Working In The Line Of Fire: Six Humanitarian Aid Workers Killed, 2 Missing In Afghanistan

A group of volunteers, belonging to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were attacked Wednesday while carrying supplies to areas hit by deadly snowstorms in the northern Afghan province of Jawzjan. Six helpers were killed, and another two are missing. ICRC spokesperson Thomas Glass stated that the organization does […]

A War of Words: Pakistani TV Host Banned For Hate Speech After Making Blasphemy Accusations

Pakistan’s media regulator, Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (Pemra), has banned high-profile television host Aamir Liaquat Hussain after accusing him of hate speech. On his show ‘This is Not Acceptable’, Hussain accused five missing liberal activists and their supporters of blasphemy. Such an accusation can have very severe consequences in Pakistan […]

Jakarta’s Protests Against Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama

Tens of thousands of Muslim protesters gathered in Jakarta to demand that Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, the Christian governor of the Indonesian capital, be arrested for insulting Islam. The protesters chanting, praying, and carrying banners, congregated at the national monument in Jakarta on Friday, December 2, 2016. Purnama, widely known as […]