International

At new Museum of Black Civilizations, a call to come home

At new Museum of Black Civilizations, a call to come home

International
Updates from :  The Hindu : There is a growing demand in Africa that pieces of cherished heritage taken from the continent over the centuries of colonisation be returned The Museum of Black Civilizations in Senegal opened this month amid a global conversation about the ownership and legacy of African art. The West African nation’s Culture Minister isn’t shy — he wants the thousands of pieces of cherished heritage taken from the continent over the centuries to come home. “It’s entirely logical that Africans should get back their artworks,” Abdou Latif Coulibaly told . “These works were taken in conditions that were perhaps legitimate at the time but illegitimate today.” Last month, a report commissioned by French President Emmanuel Macron recommended that French museums giv
Migrant boy dies in custody

Migrant boy dies in custody

International
Updates from :  The Hindu : Guatemalan becomes second child to die after being detained by U.S. border agents An eight-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy died early on Christmas Day after being detained by border agents, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said, the second migrant child to die in U.S. detention this month. The boy and his father were in CBP custody on Monday when a Border Patrol agent noticed the child showing signs of illness, CBP said in a statement. The father and son were taken to the Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where the boy was diagnosed with a common cold and fever, and eventually released by hospital staff. Cause unknown But later that evening, the boy began vomiting and was transferred back to the hospit
Pak court tells Govt to send Hamid Nihal Ansari home within one month

Pak court tells Govt to send Hamid Nihal Ansari home within one month

International
Updates from :  The Hindu : He was arrested in 2012 for illegally entering the country from Afghanistan, reportedly to meet a girl he had befriended online. A top court in Pakistan has given one month deadline to the federal government to complete formalities to deport Indian prisoner Hamid Nihal Ansari, whose three-year jail term will end on December 15. Ansari, a 33-year-old Mumbai resident, is currently lodged in the Peshawar Central Jail after being sentenced by a military court to three years’ imprisonment for possessing a fake Pakistani identity card on December 15, 2015. He was arrested in Pakistan in 2012 for illegally entering the country from Afghanistan, reportedly to meet a girl he had befriended online. A two-judge Peshawar High Court bench, comprising Justice
ViBESolutions (P) Ltd | Technopark Campus| Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695581 | www.vibesolution.com | Designed by Vibesolutions.