INJUSTICE TO THE OPPRESSED

Outcry over the atrocities committed against the Rohingya and Uighur minorities are on the rise as Myanmar and China’s officials have been accused of genocidal acts. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michele Bachelet, noted that Myanmar’s actions could be counted as war crimes and crimes against humanity.

MURDER EPIDEMIC IN SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa has come under international attention for its recent spike in femicide rates. Within just two weeks after the 27 March pandemic lockdown, more than 148 people have been arrested for committing gender-based crimes. The South African President, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his apologies and condolences in an open letter to the nation.

Be Kind

Ellen DeGeneres, talk show host known for her “be kind to one another” brand, faces multiple allegations of being unkind. Warner Bros Entertainment investigated and promised action to curb toxic behaviours on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. It remains to be seen how this controversy will impact the reputation of Ellen and her show.

SAY NO TO HATE SPEECHES

Police Investigation On Friday (Mar 20), the Ministry of Home Affairs confirmed that it received numerous complaints regarding an offensive post on NUS Atheist Society Facebook page. The police were informed and are investigating the case.   The Post The post featured a photo…

THE BABY WHO WAS THROWN AWAY

What Happened? Last Friday, the police arrested a 26-year-old woman whom they believe was the mother of the baby boy abandoned in a rubbish chute last month. The identity of the suspect cannot be revealed as a gag order to protect the baby’s identity. …

WE RESIGN FOR PUTIN TO GROW

The Proposal and The Exodus Last Wednesday, in a complete surprise to the ministers, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced that the entire Russian government, including himself, was resigning. This comes hours after Putin’s proposal on the constitutional amendment which transfers power from the President…