Category Archives: World News
If the pundits are to be believed, it seems Britain is one cup of tea away from complete bankruptcy, and a chunk of the population are turning to crime. At the very least the Government has revised its economic growth … Continue reading
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/06/taliban-poison-school-girls-afghanistan_n_1573325.html The Afghani Goverfnment has accused the Taliban of intentionally poisoning schooling instututions that educate girls, as a statement against the education of women. The water supply or the grounds themselves were allegedly laced with poison, snuck in by bribing either … Continue reading
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/20/us-china-dissident-idUSBRE84I04V20120520 One of Chinas most prominient activists is set to study as a fellow at New York University School of Law, after enduring much hardship defending the rights of his marginalized countrymen, as well as exposing forced abortions and sterilizations. … Continue reading
American Paul Ziemniarski, after recovering from his own strggle with Leukemia, spent his recovery time founding the Ziemniarski Family Resource Foundation, to help other sufferers of cancer and their family with medical bills and other support- building on his principle of ‘paying it forward’. In the summer of 2011 Pauls cancer returned, and after arsenic treatment failed, the community, touched by his heartfelt efforts to help others, ‘paid it back’, with the Chicago community hosting a fundraising benefit in Mr. Ziemniarski’s honour to help with his second battle with the disease.
A rehabilitation program taking place in a Indian prison in the state of Jammu is somewhat unusual in nature, and involves teaching inmates to play the drums and bagpipes in an effort to reform their attitudes and societal involvement. The prison of Kotbhalwal has a 20 strong band of pipe players, that when accomplised enough, plan on playing at weddings and other various funcions in the community.