Mounthly Roundup: Asia and the Americas

Yến Nguyễn

 

Asia

 

The shocking interview of one of the Delhi bus rapists revealed the perspective from some parts of Indian society towards the role of women and the limitation on their freedom http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/delhi-bus-rapist-blames-dead-victim-for-attack-because-girls-are-responsible-for-rape-10079894.html

 

Marital rape in India – the silent crime which never been charged.

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/05/asia/marital-rape-india/index.html

 

Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of Singapore, has died. He was widely praised for the prosperity that he brought to Singapore and widely criticised for alleged human rights violations.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32012346

 

America

 

Pension mess in New Jersey

http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2015/02/judge_rules_christie_must_make_15b_pension_payment.html

 

Florida – a man was not charged after shooting a pregnant woman with his gun raised the question whether it’s safer with or without gun control?

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/02/20/this-florida-man-got-a-free-pass-for-shooting-a-pregnant-woman-to-death.html

 

“Killing was the boy’s fault,” said the city of Cleveland. Follow-up information on Tamir Rice’s killing in November 2014.

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/01/us/cleveland-responds-lawsuit-police-shooting-tamir-rice/index.html?sr=fb030115tamirrice7pstorylink

 

Homosexuality is a choice?

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/04/politics/ben-carson-prisons-gay-choice/index.html?sr=fb030415bencarsongaycomments7aVODtopvideo

 

The University of Oklahoma has shut down the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity after racist chanting on March 10th

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/09/us/oklahoma-fraternity-chant/index.html

 

 

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