1. 94 YO Muslim woman dead and 70 homes torched in Buddhist riots. (Now the most important thing of course, is to make sure there is no backlash against the Buddhist community, and to make sure every possible bit of anti-Buddhist graffiti that may happen as a result is put on every TV station and newspaper, even if the Buddhists have to write it themselves)
“Four people were reported dead and 50 more were injured by this evening,” said a police officer in Thandwe, about 170 miles northwest of Yangon.
The mobs also burned down at least 100 houses and shops in villages neighboring Thandwe city, he said.
(Remember, the most important thing, no backlash. In fact, the Muslims should pay to have new Buddhist temples erected in Muslim areas to show how tolerant they are)
3. Stephen Coughlin intervention on the importance of defining terms like ‘aggressive nationalism’ when setting up policy to oppose it.
4. ‘My husband treated me as a sex object. He saw marriage as a means to act like a depraved animal’: Yemeni child bride who was married to a man three times her age when she was just ELEVEN
Militants have destroyed the ancient Christian Church of Holy Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus in Ma’loula and have stolen or demolished its world-famous icons. A correspondent of ITAR-TASS agency saw it for himself on September 29.