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The accidental terrorist and other tales

I can hear my mum saying it – ‘what has Lindt chocolate got to do with the price of fish?’ Whenever she used that particular saying it would always make me stop and consider what, in fact, the price of fish had to do with anything and how it found itself in the middle of so many of our family squabbles. 719 more words

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Bullets for Children….

Yesterday’s massacre at Peshawar in Pakistan has left another deep scar in the name of humanity. This shows the limit of terrorism has reached upto. They even are not sparing young school going kids in their battle for so-called freedom. 424 more words

Again, not so proud to be human.

Yet another incident which is staring in our faces with its eyes popping and asking, “Proud of being a human ?” There have always been such tragic incidents and even sometimes the whole such eras in history, which slapped humanity right in its face. 291 more words

In a mere seconds, Sydney police end 'Sydney Siege'

After sixteen hours, Sydney authorities ended the hostage situation at the Sydney café. A video was shown early Monday morning of gunfire erupting as police began to throw flash-bang grenades into the café. 193 more words

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After hostage in Australia now in Belgium

Belgian police have stormed an apartment in the city of Ghent after four armed men were believed to have taken a hostage, prosecutors said.

Several suspects were arrested after the police raid, witnesses said on Monday. 211 more words

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Fight against terror should not trump privacy rights – Human Rights Commissioner

European Council’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks (Image from wikipedia.org)

National security concerns, including the fight against global terror, don’t justify US and UK intelligence services’ clandestine and indiscriminate mass surveillance programs, the Commissioner for Human Rights at the Council of Europe has warned. 254 more words

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