• 34-year-old woman flogged 7 times for standing too close to man in Aceh, Indonesia

    34-year-old woman flogged 7 times for standing too close to man in Aceh, Indonesia

    A total of five people, including two women and three men, were on Monday, caned outside a mosque in the conservative province of Aceh in Indonesia, which adheres to Sharia law.

    A 34-year-old woman (pictured) was flogged with a rattan cane at least seven times for being in close proximity to a man who is not her husband.

    The 32-year-old male who was with her was also flogged seven times.

    “It hurts so bad,” the woman said, as cited by AFP, raising her […]

  • Houston Police Shoots And Kill A Man Standing On The Road With A Revolver Pointed At Them

    Houston Police Shoots And Kill A Man Standing On The Road With A Revolver Pointed At Them

    Houston police shot and killed a man after he pointed a gun at them, authorities said. Two officers saw a man standing in the road on the city’s south side around 12:40am Saturday, according to the police department.

    They asked him to put down the gun, but he pointed it in the air instead before aiming it at the officers, police said.

    The officers fired numerous times, fatally hitting the man. A woman told ABC 13 he was her husband and identified him […]

  • Sen. Adeyeye confirms alleged forgery of Senate Standing Rules

    Sen. Adeyeye confirms alleged forgery of Senate Standing Rules

    The Nigerian Senate Chief Whip, Professor Olusola Adeyeye, has confirmed that the Senate Standing Rules have been altered.

    Professor Adeyeye told Channels TV on Sunday that the court would have to determine whether it was forged or not.

    “In the 7th Assembly, voting has to be done publicly (but) in this current one, it was done privately”.

    The Senate Chief Whip regretted the current situation in the upper house, saying that the lawmakers have not shown maturity in handling the situation.

    “Our own rules […]