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About 23 hours ago

Zainab Abbasi case highlights police brutality in UK

The footage is raw and deeply disturbing in equal measure: a panicked father waiting on her daughter’s bedside at hospital only to be brutally dragged away by ultra-violent police. Bodycam footage shows Dr Rashid Abbasi being dragged away by Northumbria Police officers as his critically ill six-year old daughter, Zainab, clings to dear life thanks to a ventilator. The background to the story is that Zainab, who suffered from the rare genetic ...
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About 1 day ago

Tory leaders display hypocrisy after John Hume’s death

The demise of towering Northern Ireland politician, John Hume, has led to an outpouring of grief and tribute on both sides of the Irish border, as well as Britain. Hume, who was a Nobel Peace Prize winner, died aged 83 in a Derry nursing home following a long illness. Most importantly, he was a founding member of the Social Democratic and Labor Party (SDLP) in 1970 and subsequently led the Irish nationalist ...
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About 1 day ago

BBC invites ridicule with sloppy Iran disinformation

The British Broadcasting Corporation’s (BBC) latest propaganda stunt against Iran is set to backfire badly as the shaky foundations on which it is built rapidly unravel. On August 01, BBC Farsi (which is the Persian language arm of the broadcaster) claimed to have received from 'an unnamed source working with Iran’s government' the 'real number' of COVID-19 cases. Iran refutes BBC Persian’s 'politically-motivated’ claim about its COVID-19 toll The Iranian Health Ministry ...
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About 2 days ago

Tories refuse to suspend rape-accused MP

The Conservative Party is refusing to suspend an MP reportedly arrested on suspicion of rape. The decision to delay suspension has elicited sharp rebukes from opposition parties. Justifying the decision, a spokesperson for the Conservatives whips’ office said: 'These are serious allegations and it is right that they are investigated fully … The whip has not been suspended'. "This decision will be reviewed once the police investigation has been concluded", the whips’ ...
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About 2 days ago

Alleged war crimes by British Forces in Afghanistan set to have major repercussions

New evidence has come to light that British Special Forces in Afghanistan routinely committed war crimes by shooting dead unarmed civilians. The fresh material follows an investigation by BBC Panorama which focuses on the concerns of the Special Forces top brass that the units under their command were routinely killing unarmed men and women as part of their operations. At their height, the operations, dubbed the 'night raids', occurred on a virtually ...
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About 3 days ago

UK's SAS unit executed civilians in Afghanistan: Documents

A 'rogue' unit of the British Army’s Special Air Service (SAS) has been accused of carrying out night missions in which they executed civilians in Afghan villages between 2010 and 2013. According to court documents seen by The Sunday Times Insight team, the SAS unit killed over 33 Afghan people in 11 different night raids on homes in what seems to be a potential war crimes scandal. The evidence had been previously ...
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About 3 days ago

UK Conservative MP arrested over rape allegations

An MP and former minister from Britain's ruling Conservative Party has been arrested after a parliamentary aide accused him of rape, sexual assault and coercive control, according to reports Saturday. The politician was not named but the Metropolitan Police said in a statement that it had begun an investigation. "On Friday, 31 July, the Metropolitan Police Service received allegations relating to four separate incidents involving allegations of sexual offences and assault," said ...
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About 3 days ago

Post-lockdown crime wave sweeping across London

The much-anticipated post-lockdown crime wave continues to unfold across London with apparently no respite in sight. Metropolitan Police struggle to keep up with London crime wave Since the lifting of the lockdown more than two weeks ago a violent crime wave has gripped the British capital. In the worst outbreak of serious violence in weeks five people have been injured in separate shootings across the British capital. Two men were shot in ...
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About 5 days ago

Tory MP condemned for claiming BAME people breaching lockdown most

Tory MP for Calder Valley in West Yorkshire since 2010, Craig Whittaker, has been accused of making baseless allegations after he said the 'vast majority' of people breaching coronavirus lockdown rules were from BAME communities, particularly those from Muslim backgrounds. Speaking with LBC radio Whittaker said there were 'sections of our community that are just not taking pandemic seriously'. When asked if he meant the Muslim community, Whittaker said: 'Of course. If ...
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