News Right Now: Death of a Colonizer
Since the death of Queen Elizabeth on September 8th 2022, commentators, academics, and former diplomats, among others, took to social media and elsewhere to call for fully wrestling with the British monarchy’s lasting influence in light of the monarch’s death.
The recent disturbances in Leicester have once again shone a light about the disturbing far right fascist doctrine of Hindutva. The violence in Leicester cannot be blamed on inter-communal tension or on a cricket match, just as climate change cannot be blamed on not wearing woolly jumpers. There is a background to these issues which cannot be ignored.
Muslims and non-Muslims alike cringed at the desperate plea for acceptance on display in a central London mosque this week. The press was invited to watch Muslim children forced to sing the British national anthem, even though it is a prayer for the king and to be preserved, reign over us and be victorious.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit, which is holding its 22nd meeting, for the first time. The fact that Turkey, which is not a member of the organization
More than 50 million Indonesians of productive age belong to the “sandwich” generation. They are under the economic burden of having to support their children and at the same time support the needs of the generation above them.
Senator Mushtaq Ahmad on Monday, 5 September 2022, presented the bill for amendments in the Transgender Protection Act to the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights. During the meeting, Senator Mushtaq Ahmad said that, “...the legislation regarding the transgender community is against Quran and Sunnah and it will promote homosexuality.” The Ministry of Human Rights opposed the amendments.