Stories about Breaking News from September, 2017
Sri Lanka Condemns Mob Attack Against Rohingya Refugees by Buddhist Monks
"I condemn these actions as a Buddhist who is very proud of the fact that Buddhism is a religion of non-violence & compassion."
Thousands of Indians Take to Streets Seeking Justice for Murdered Journalist Gauri Lankesh
"There has rarely been a period of such constructed, deliberate terror and hatred. We are up against the largest machine of hate."
Ugandan Police Investigate a Serial Murder Spree Targeting Women
"It is so saddening that we have not got the actual suspects. The manner in which some of the women are being killed is very terrible and humiliating."
Hurricane Irma Hits an Already Crisis-Ridden Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico, an island already broken by a bitter economic and political crisis, suffers through the tragic passing of Hurricane Irma.
Scenes From the Bangladesh-Myanmar Border, Where Rohingya Refugees Are Seeking Refuge From Violence
"...at least few more hours of walk[ing] before they can rest and maybe one kind villager will show up and offer them some food and some water."
Gauri Lankesh, a Journalist Who Was Critical of India's Right Wing, Is Gunned Down Outside Her Home
"In fact, this is an assassination on democracy. In her passing, Karnataka has lost a strong progressive voice..."