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And the World is (again) silent

By. Imam Shamsi Ali* 

It is unfortunate and painful to see what is taking place in the holy city, the city of many Prophets, the city of sacred houses of God, Jerusalem. We see another violent attack on the Palestinians who are peacefully worshipping in and around masjid Al-Aqsa.

More than 170 Palestinians have been injured, many of them have been severely injured, after the Israeli police stormed the mosque and some other areas around the city while they were performing their ritual tarawih prayer in Ramadan. 

U.S. Security Cooperation With Australia

KONFRONTASI -   Australians and Americans have fought side by side in every major U.S. military conflict of the past century, including World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq, and in present-day operations against violent extremist organizations like Al Qaida, the Islamic State, and their global affiliates. This close partnership was first formalized with the Australia, New Zealand, United States (ANZUS) Security Treaty of 1951. Almost 70 years later, the Treaty remains the foundation of our security relationship with Australia.

Anton Permana's post is a study, the reporter does not understand

KONFRONTASI -  The follow-up session of DR. Anton Permana in the case of alleged hoaxes and hate speech was held again at the South Jakarta District Court, Monday morning, May 3, 2021.
The agenda for the hearing this morning was to continue the statement of the reporter / fact witness Bro. Guntur Romli. In this case, Guntur was not present on behalf of the party but from an Indonesian cyber organization.

What Erling Haaland's agent told Laporta during Thursday's meeting

KONFRONTASI -   Erling Haaland's agent Mino Raiola told Joan Laporta and other Barca chiefs that his client will only sign for Barcelona or Real Madrid if he leaves Dortmund, CAT Radio reports.

Apparently, this was why Raiola and Haaland's father flew to Madrid immediately after meeting with Laporta - to deliver the same message.

As per Dortmund, they will only sell their star man for €150m.

It's now looking like a two-horse race between the El Clasico giants to land one of Europe's hottest strikers.

Asian Conference On Religions For Peace (Acrp)/ Religions For Peace-Asia

Solidarity Letter
To
His Eminence Cardinal Charles Bo and Religions for Peace Myanmar
for the Aspirations of the people of Myanmar
 
We, the multi-religious leaders of Religions for Peace Asia, sincerely express our solidarity to Your Eminence Cardinal Charles Bo, RfP Myanmar leaders, and the great people of Myanmar in your aspirations towards harmony, justice and peace, and quest for the sacredness of life.
 

“How To Fix Our Democracy”

by Rizal Ramli

 

 

 

Something is profoundly wrong with the way our democracy is being run these days.

It wasn’t supposed to turn out like this.  Many of us remember 1998, a year that promised great change.  Back then we had high hopes that Indonesia would be transformed into a democracy.

Description of the Prosecutor's Sociology Expert Witness Lightning Syahganda, Alkatiri: Why is the Defendant Detained?

By:  Freddy Julius Siregar

 

The XI follow-up session, DR. H Syahganda Nainggola, the case of alleged hoaxes and hate speech surrounding the Omnibuslaw demonstration was held this afternoon until the evening at 19.00 WIB, on Wednesday, 24/2/2021 at the Depok District Court, West Java.
In this trial the Public Prosecutor presented two expert witnesses, DR Trubus (Sociologist) and Dr. Ronny, S.Kom., MH from STIE Perbanas Surabaya. (Witness ITE).

Gunmen storm Nigerian school, kidnap 27 students

KONFRONTASI-Unidentified gunmen abducted 27 students and some staff and their family members in an attack overnight on a secondary school in Nigeria’s Niger state, the state governor’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

The assailants stormed the Government Science college in the Kagara district at around 2 a.m., overwhelming the school’s security detail, according to local residents.

The state governor ordered the immediate closure of boarding schools in the area.

It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the attack.

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