Last updated Friday 21st January 2011

'Lie down so we can finish you': The moment 'plain-clothes policeman' shot men at point-blank range in middle of street
Daily Mail 21st January 2011
AFP/Getty Images
This is the moment an alleged plain-clothes policeman executed a man by shooting him in the head at point-blank range in the street in front of dozens of terrified motorists.
Two others were also shot dead after claims they were ordered out of their car and forced to lie on the ground on a busy road in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.
The victims were seen lying on the ground in pools of blood following the 9am shooting, which took place near Wilson Airport, a domestic hub for domestic flights to safari locations. Daily Mail>>

Dinner party Islamophobia is rife, says Warsi
Daily Mail 20th January 2011
The first Muslim woman Cabinet minister will today launch a controversial attack on Britain’s approach to Islam.
Baroness Warsi will caution that Islamophobia is seen as normal and acceptable at dinner parties.
The Tory Party chairman will warn that describing Muslims as ‘moderate’ or ‘extremist’, fosters prejudice against them.
In a speech at the University of Leicester, she will pledge to use her position to wage an ‘ongoing battle against bigotry’.
Lady Warsi will say: ‘It’s not a big leap of imagination to predict where the talk of “moderate” Muslims leads. Daily Mail>>

Why you should never walk and text:
Distracted woman falls into shopping mall water fountain
By BuzzFeed
We've all be warned about the dangers of texting and driving but for one woman she found, to her peril, that texting and shopping is also not a good idea.
A shopping mall security surveillance video has shown how a woman became so distracted by her cell phone that she fell head first into a fountain, getting completely drenched. WATCH VIDEO>>

Petition filed over BSF Killing . Dhaka
Monday 17 January 2011
A writ petition has been filed with the High Court seeking trial of those who failed to protest at the killing of a Bangladeshi girl ‘Felani’, who was shot dead by Indian border guards along the Kurigram border.
The National Forum for Protection of Human Rights filed the petition on Monday with the bench of justices Mohammad Miftah Uddin Choudhury and Jahangir Hossain.

The court will hear the petition on January 23.

The petition seeks directives to stop killing of Bangladeshis along the border and to compensate the family of Felani.
It named the home secretary, foreign secretary, secretary general of border guards, Rangpur sector commander, and the captain of 27 Rifles Battalion as defendant in the case.


Bangladeshi scientist stabbed to death in China
Monday, January 17, 2011
Unb, Gazipur
A Bangladeshi scientist was stabbed to death by an unknown assailant at a dormitory of North-West A and F University campus in Sanji province of China on Friday night. Daily Star>>


BCL men beat up 5 DU students
Monday, January 17, 2011
Star Online Report
Leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL)student wing of the ruling Awami League, beat up five students of Dhaka University early Monday before driving out three of them from their dormitory for not attending a BCL meeting.
Daily Star>>

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