Two demonstrators were killed and hundreds of others arrested last week in nationwide protests over the comments, which embroiled India in a diplomatic furore and caused widespread outrage in the Islamic world.
Iranian authorities have detained a journalist at a reformist publication, local media reported on Sunday, as her sister, also a journalist, remains in custody after reporting on Mahsa Amini's death.
Some 94 people from the persecuted Myanmar minority — including 30 children — were reportedly plucked from a rickety wooden boat by fishermen this week before being intercepted by maritime officials from Sumatra island who pulled them closer to shore.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has declared that legislation related to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is necessary for Pakistan and no amnesty or concession will be given to the opposition parties in return for legislation in the national interest.
I’m relieved for Julian Assange that he will not be extradited to the US, because the Donald Trump administration would have found a way to kill him legally (“UK judge rejects US extradition request for Julian Assange,” Jan. 4, Gulf Today).