Tag: security

  • Who lives, who dies, who decides?

    ‘PAPA, are you crying?’ were the last words popular Awami League councillor Akramul Haque’s daughter had said to him. The family then heard the gunshots. The groan. Then more shots. The sounds, recorded on their phone, and later released to the media, reverberated across paddy fields, along the undulating Chittagong Hill Tracts, across swampy marshlands,…

  • Forging Airline Tickets for Fun and Public Service

    Dispatches from India – part 3 By Anu Garg After a week in India attending a wedding, I was ready to head home to Seattle. As I approached the entrance to the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, I had my passport and my travel cheat-sheet out. I knew you need a passport and a…

  • Across the Wall: Israeli Settlement Bus Routes

    By Ahmad Barclay and Polypod, July 2012 Across the Wall: Israeli Settlement Bus Routes which maps the public transport network connecting Israeli West Jerusalem to settlements in the West Bank across the Separation Wall.

  • Assassination attempt on Clinton suppressed by media

    Israeli and U.S. Media Conspired to Block Attempted Assassination of Clinton Political Perspective by Tim King Salem-News.com Hiding the event from the public makes the media guilty of treason. (SALEM) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton survived an assassination attempt during an official visit to Israel this week, according to Israel Radio and Reuters.…

  • Hana Jheel

    The security concerns in Quetta make it difficult for a foreigner to get about. Wearing Shalwar Kameez (had no idea so much cloth went into these garments) and having a beard helped. At least I made it outside of Quetta, if only to a tourist spot. Nothing as exciting as the Bazkhoshi event I went…

  • G20 photographer awarded ?30,000 for injury by police

    Subscribe to ShahidulNews By Owen Bowcott guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 7 December 2010 05.01 GMT A photographer who was struck in the face by a police shield during the G20 protests last year has been awarded ?30,000 compensation by the Metropolitan police. David Hoffman, who was covering the event in his professional capacity, suffered fractured teeth after…

  • The Wind In The Wheat

    The 25th March is a significant day in Bangladesh. It was this day, in 1971, when the Pakistani army began its genocide, causing the death of millions, but eventually also leading to the birth of the nation. The Pakistani army had been supported by the United States, who had sent the seventh fleet to the…

  • Violence against Women and Girls: Breaking Taboos

    rahnuma ahmed She jumped down from the police van and tried to escape. It stopped, they hunted her down by torchlight, dragged her back and drove off. Men, gathered around the tea stall, wondered why the car had stopped. Curious, they walked up to the spot. A golden coloured sandal, a handkerchief, and broken bits…

  • Going Boldly Where No Man Has Been Before

    Subscribe to ShahidulNews May 8th 2001. 9:49 AM. Zia International Airport. Domestic Terminal: The water resources minister strides boldly through the security gate. Not perhaps `to go boldly where no man has gone before’, but in a manner in which no person is meant to go. Six people, including police officers follow him dutifully. Like…