"We are victims of violence because we are poor, lower caste and women, so looked down upon by all," a Dalit woman told researcher Jayshree Mangubhai some years ago. "There is no one to help or speak for us. We face more sexual violence because we don't have any power."
Fresh bloodshed has rocked Laghman Province in eastern Afghanistan as President Ashraf Ghani left Kabul for a visit to Doha for meetings with Qatari officials amid inconclusive US-brokered negotiations with the Taliban militants.
Five decades after he came with his migrant-worker family from Texas to Kenosha, Wisconsin, to pick cucumbers and potatoes in the fields outside of town, Tony Garcia is a prominent community member who has sat on the several local boards.
Iran’s government spokesman Ali Rabiei said a region free of violence and oppression is in the interest of all the regional countries, stressing that it’s up to them to decide if they want to be in a tense region or not.
Still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and street protests over the police killing of George Floyd, exhausted cities around the United States are facing yet another challenge: A surge in shootings that has left dozens dead, including young children.
Iran’s Assembly of Experts has denounced the massacre of Muslims and the destruction of mosques and religious places at the hands of pro-government Hindu mobs in India, urging New Delhi to take swift action to end the crimes.