Indian PM to mainstreamise Kashmir region’s economy and halt terrorism

By Helene Fung Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a nationally broadcast address that he stripped Kashmir of its statehood and special constitutional status to free the disputed Himalayan region of “terrorism and separatism”. This follows a security lockdown and arrests of more than 500 people and near total communications blackout at the Muslim-majority…

Debate Continues As Christchurch incident Victims Are Honored

By Vesh Arumugam Over a week ago, Christchurch saw one of the worst attacks on two of its prominent mosques. A place where serenity was supposed to be upheld, was in utter chaos, taking away lives that were meant to live. Since the incident, mainstream and social media are choked with similar appalling religious massacres…

Australian arrested in relation to mass shootings at Christchurch

By Helene Fung Fourty-nine people were killed and 48 more were injured in terrorist shooting attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday. The mosques are at Deans Avenue in central Christchurch and in the nearby suburb of Linwood respectively. Two improvised explosive devices were found on a vehicle near one of the…

Anning Speech Censured Over ‘Final Solution’ Muslim Immigration Remarks

Senator Fraser Anning has been condemned across Federal Parliament over speech that called for a ban on Muslim immigration and evoked language popularised by Nazi Germany. Politicians including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten and One Nation leader Pauline Hanson criticised the Katter Australian Party senator’s Tuesday maiden senate speech, after he said…

“We are all Rohingya”- Perth protests violence against Rohingya

Hundreds gathered outside Parliament House in Perth on Saturday to protest against the treatment of the Rohingya people in Myanmar. The crowd was passionate, chanting “We are all Rohingya” and listening to a number of speakers from different faiths and from Australian political parties condemning the violence. Nearly 400,000 ethnic Rohingya have fled Myanmar going…

Rohyingya plight worsens as 270,000 refugess flee Myanmar

The United Nations has confirmed that around 270,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar after a violent crackdown on insurgent, leaving for neighbouring Bangladesh. Previous estimates of 164,000 refugees were revised upwards, significantly higher than previous estimates made by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. UN refugee agency spokeswoman Vivian Tan said that even the revised…

Youth Easily Becoming Radicalised Terrorists as World Battles “New Character of War”

Click on the player above to watch the story within the newscast… A Western Australian counter terrorism academic claims it has become easier for young people to become radicalised terrorists following the Manchester Arena bombing. Curtin University lecturer Gavin Briggs said terrorists were an enemy that could be a self-radicalised “new character of war” and…

Emmanuel Macron’s campaign emails hacked

Just a few days out from the French national election the emails of Emmanuel Macron’s campaign, the En Marche! Movement, have been hacked and released to the public. The latest event in a controversial campaign, which has been narrowed down to Macron or National Front candidate Marine Le Pen, may prove critical in the country’s…