» 02/01/2018, 09.08
782 day sit in ends after police promise to investigate 'murdered' brother
SR Sreejith has become a social media "hero". His peaceful protest before Kerala State Secretariat. His brother Sreejeev died in police custody. Between 2010 and 2015, at least 591 deaths in custody.
25/01/2018 09:36:00 INDIA
Kerala: 800-day sit-in to demand justice for brother 'killed' in custody
SR Sreejith has become a "hero" on social media. The hashtag "#JusticeForSreejith" has received thousands of shares. The 26-year-old brother beaten up by agents, perhaps to punish him for a relationship with one of the officer’s fiancé.
Headmaster of Catholic school shot at and injured
Yesterday afternoon in New Delhi, two men entered St. Vincent’s primary where they sought out the young priest who runs the school and shot at him, without killing him. The theory of a motive to robbery fails to convince the Archdiocese.
Hindu guru arrested for Bodh Gaya attack
India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) believe he was involved in 7 July attacks against one of Buddhism's holiest sites. This puts Muslims in the clear.
Crowd of opponents at the funeral of Montazeri, "the ayatollah of the revolts"
According to some websites there are hundreds of thousands of people heading to Qom to attend the funeral. But the police has hampered their arrival. Foreign press prohibited, limits to the local press. Montazeri, once one of the authors of the Islamic Republic and destined successor to Khomeini, became one of its harshest critics. He accused the leadership of Ahmadinejad of being dictatorial and slapped June's elections with a fatwa as a "fraud".
03/01/2018 09:25:00 INDIA
Kerala, protests against a demolished cross: eight wounded, including a nun
The march was organized by the Kerala Latin Catholic Women's Association. Numerous children among participants. Police used batons to disperse women. The Cross was erected in November to replace others destroyed in a village.
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