If the images of St. Louis (Ferguson) police hurling tear gas at civilians protesting Mike Brown’s death looks like something out of the Middle East, it’s because that’s where they’re taking their cues from. A few years ago, then St. Louis County Police Chief Timothy Fitch was part of a group of officers from the States that traveled […]
Saturday (April 6), protestors in the South Asian country of Bangladesh gathered for several demonstrations demanding that the government create an anti-blasphemy law and death penalty for bloggers who speak against Islam.
Current TV has a new owner. The struggling cable network co-founded and introduced to the world by former Vice President Al Gore, has been sold to Al Jazeera, news of which was confirmed Wednesday (Jan. 2). The Qatar-owned network has plans to replace Current TV with Al Jazeera America with hopes of expanding its viewership […]
A vicious attack carried out by a Pakistani branch of the terrorist group Taliban has left a 14-year-old girl and education rights activist suffering from gunshot wounds. According to an Al-Jazeera report, Malala Yusafzai was travelling home with a fellow female student on a school van when a group of masked gunmen stopped the vehicle.
Immortal Technique appeared on the Al Jazeera English show The Stream, where he expressed his gripes with the music industry, spoke on the Occupy Wall Street movement, and shared his stance on gay marriage. In the 42-minute interview, the “Toast To The Dead” MC opened with an explanation about why he feels that the music […]
“Shoot him in the chest, not his head. I want his hat.” Following clashes between the police and members of Boko Haram, a group that was calling for the enforcement of Islamic law across Nigeria, there became a wide circulation of Nigerian security forces and many reports started to stir of killings at the hands […]