Thousands of Rohingya were killed and more than 700,000 fled to neighbouring Bangladesh during an army crackdown in the Buddhist-majority country in 2017…more bbc
U.N. rights experts say Egypt’s ex-President Mohammed Morsi endured “brutal” prison conditions that contributed to his death in custody.They also warn that thousands more prisoners are “at severe risk” from “gross violations” in Egyptian prisons. Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, was from the Islamist, now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. He was ousted by the military in 2013, after protests. He’d been jailed for six years until his death in a Cairo court while on trial…more: mymcmurray
While many were shocked by the Spectator’s decision, last week, to publish an article that was deeply Islamophobic, the reaction followed a pattern that is now well worn, with Liddle claiming that the widespread horror at his words was another case of misunderstood “satire”. But while the Spectator has come to depend on shock-jocks like Liddle, it is not alone. The British media appears to tolerate and even amplify Islamophobia with alarming ease. This is only the most extreme example of a widespread problem. MORE: newsstream
The company, the most profitable in the world, announced Sunday that it’s planning to list on its local stock market, the Tadawul, in December. But a lack of details on the listing, which eventually could be the largest on record, has left some analysts cold. And they believe there are plenty of reasons why international investors should be wary.
Lack of details
Aramco said Sunday that “the final offer price, number of shares to be sold …more: cnbc
From the scene of the uprising in Lebanon, I will try to answer the question that has perplexed everyone: Why do the people revolt and who leads their revolution?
The answer to the second part is simple and clear. The people are leading themselves. A small spark exploded in Beirut, igniting the plains and mountains. Suddenly, the slogans were united around two central slogans: “The people want to overthrow the regime,” and “All means all.”…more: Beirutobserver/googletranslation
Lebanon’s Protests Are a Revolt Against Sectarianism…more: FP
A number of activists in Riad El Solh Square suspended three gallows to reject sectarianism, return to civil war, and against theft and starvation…