1. An interesting biography of Nelson Mandela
2. Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah (One for the good guys)
Bangladesh has executed the Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, convicted of atrocities in the 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.
He is the first person convicted by Bangladesh’s International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) to be executed.
The ICT was set up in 2010 to investigate abuses committed during the 1971 conflict, in which some estimate three million people were killed. (emphasis mine)
Dozens of Canadians have traveled to Syria to fight alongside various factions of rebels battling the Assad regime.
CSIS wants to know whether there are any direct links between the rebels and the thieves stealing cars in Quebec.
4. Women in India demand action on acid attacks. (Caution: The images are harsh. But the ‘people’ who threw the acid meant them to be)
A gang of young neighbourhood men would harass Sonali Mukherjee whenever she left home — taunting her, following her, hissing lewd comments.
But Mukherjee, 18 at the time, was not afraid.
A sociology student, she stood up to her tormenters. After she threatened to go to the police, they sneaked into her house and poured acid on her while she slept, melting away much of her face.
5. Here is a video of one of the first demonstrations against Islam in France Nov 10 2012. Not that long ago. But still inspiring. Thank you Oz-Rita for doing this.
7. Man given gash requiring 50 stitches after he stood up for a woman being knifed at a club. (Think he still wears the Keff?)
Thank you UK Pete, M, Fjordman and all. Much more to come soon. Sorry to say.