Nigerian Student Lynched for Blasphemy

Fourth EstateMuslim students of the Shehu Shagari College of Education went on a rampage after student Deborah Yakubu (pictured) made a statement on WhatsApp that they considered offensive against the Prophet Muhammad - Courtesy

Muslim students in the northwest Nigerian city of Sokoto stoned and burned a Christian student to death after accusing her of posting blasphemous statements on a WhatsApp group against the Prophet Muhammad on Thursday. Sanusi Abubakar, a Sokoto police spokesperson, …

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60 Feared Dead After Russian Bomb Hits Ukrainian School

From Luhansk Regional Governor SEmergency workers clear debris after a bomb destroyed a school in the village of Bilohorivka, Ukraine on May 7. - Luhansk Regional Governor Serhiy Hayday

Sixty people are feared dead after a Russian bomb hit a village school in eastern Ukraine on May 7, the regional governor said. About 90 people had been sheltering in a school in the Bilohorivka village in the Russian-controlled city …

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Rights Group Says Dress Restrictions Tighten for Girls’ Schools in Afghanistan

© Alfred Muller, all rights reservedWomen in Burqa - Alfred Muller

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday said that Taliban have imposed  extremely harsh dress codes for Afghan girls schools and broke their promises to reopen all schools in March. According to the  HRW report, the Taliban instituted a de facto …

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Yemen’s Houthis Agree To Cease Child Soldiers Recruitment

Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi group on Tuesday pledged to stop recruitment of child soldiers and also cease attacking schools and hospitals. Human Rights Watch said that Houthis have signed an action plan with the United Nations, pledging to end recruitment and …

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Kabul School Blasts Leave Six People Dead, 11 Wounded

Fourth EstateAt least six people have been killed and 11 others received injuries by two bomb blasts at a boys’ school in the Afghan capital Kabul city on early Tuesday.

At least six people have been killed and 11 others received injuries by two bomb blasts at a boys’ school in the Afghan capital Kabul city on early Tuesday. Kabul Police Spokesperson, Khalid Zadran said that blasts occurred at the …

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