ISSN 2371-350X

Archive for March 29th, 2017

Sri Lanka’s history of unfulfilled commitments

Stefan Wermuth/Reuters   By Thambu Kanagasabai   Extending the never ending history of grievances and sufferings of Tamils

Iraqi civilians killed by airstrikes in their homes after being told not to flee Mosul

Suhaib Salem/Reuters   By Amnesty International Hundreds of civilians have been killed by airstrikes inside their homes or in places where they sought refuge after following Iraqi government advice not to leave during the offensive to recapture the city of Mosul from the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS), human rights NGO Amnesty International […]

Scottish MPs vote for second independence referendum

Reuters photo   By Hazel Speed The Scottish Referendum issue was debated and voted for successfully, but that is about as far as it will go until at least post Brexit.

Poetry

Reuters photo   By Amit Shankar Saha

The Smuggling Game: Playing with life and death to reach Europe

Marko Djurica/Reuters   By Lin Taylor and Valeria Cardi In the dead of night, as wild animals howled nearby, Syrian migrant Aras Mahmoud clung to his children as they slept on damp grass in the Bulgarian mountains en route to Serbia, praying that his family would live another day.

Poetry in search of the Beyond, questions ‘the self’

By P C K Prem

Las Moicas

Reuters photo   By Ricardo Swire Las Moicas is a powerful, invisible, drug trafficking entity headquartered in Michoacán state on Mexico’s Pacific coast. Members primarily cook Methamphetamine and Heroin, then hide the drugs in either vehicle engine or transmission parts, smuggled across Mexico’s border with America.

Poetry

By Stephen Philip Druce