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4 April 2018

Stories from 4 April 2018

Diplomatic Storm Strikes When Trinidad and Tobago Refuses Hurricane-Hit Dominica an Ease on OAS Contributions

"I hope the people of Dominica know that not all Trinbagonians are as graceless as this official position might indicate, and this objection makes many of us feel deeply ashamed."

‘It Is Sad to Realise That When Police Officers Are Sued, the Victims Are Judged Instead’

"His case was not an exception. Every day, black young men are killed by the police in favelas and other marginalised areas."

Education Against the Odds: How a Student and Mother from Afghanistan’s Central Highlands Stole Social Media's Heart

"Twenty years from now, that child will see this photo in a better Afghanistan."

Tensions Run High in Kashmir Following Deaths of Protesters, Soldiers and Suspected Militants

"One of the civilians killed in Shopian leaves behind this 17 months old child. The tragedy called Kashmir."

On Pakistani Activist Raza Khan, Four Months After His Disappearance

The Bridge

"How could a man who never raises his voice, hardly argues, politely manages disagreements, and has not hurt any being pose a threat? What would anyone gain from his disappearance?"

Bangladesh Is the World's ‘Most Vegetarian Country'? Not Quite.

"Low meat consumption does not make one vegetarian even metaphorically!!"