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Muslims in India stand up to Hindu nationalism

International | The ruling party loses ground in a bellwether election
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/11/20, 05:07 pm

For more than 50 days, thousands of activists in New Delhi have sipped tea, sang songs, created art, and shared their stories with their children. And they have done it all from the middle of a major highway through the city.

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Éditions du Rocher/Photo by François Thomas

Asia Bibi finds freedom

International | The Pakistani Christian mother chronicles her persecution and new life in Canada after blasphemy case
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/04/20, 06:01 pm

Prison guards chained Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi by her wrists and neck in a squalid cell while other prisoners taunted her, according to her newly published book.

“You already know my story through the media,” she said. “But you are far from understanding my daily life in prison or my new life.”

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Associated Press/Photo by Saifullah Maftoon

U.S. confirms two deaths in Afghanistan plane crash

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 1/29/20, 10:53 am

The U.S. military recovered the remains of two service members after their aircraft crashed in Taliban territory on Monday. Only two people were on board when the E-11A electronic surveillance plane went down, according to U.S. military command in Afghanistan. Officials also retrieved the aircraft’s flight data recorder.

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