Headlines
  • Football Star Ronaldinho to be Freed from Paraguyan Jail
  • COVID-19: US Reports Biggest Daily Increase in Coronavirus Deaths, with New York at Epicentre
  • COVID-19: India:Cases Rise to 5,194; 149 Dead
  • COVID-19: Palestinian Prisoners Go on Hunger Strike to Protest Israeli Refusal to Disinfect Cells
  • COVID-19:Africa: Infected Countries: 52, Virus Free Countries: 2( Comoros,Lesotho)Confirmed cases-10,145, Deaths: 487, Recoveries: 993,
  • COVID-19: Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey Pledges $1 Billion for Coronavirus Relief Efforts
  • COVID-19: These Type of Viruses which May Cause Illness in Animals or Humans
  • COVID-19: Most Common Symptoms: Fever, Tiredness, and Dry Cough: Some Effected Persons May Have Aches,Pains, Nasal Congestion, Runny Nose, Sore Throat or Diarrhea
  • COVID-19: Infectious Disease Caused by the Most Recently Discovered Coronavirus
  • COVID-19: People Can Catch the Disease from Others Who are Infected:The Disease can Spread from Person to Person through Small Droplets from the Nose or Mouth which are Spread When a Person with COVID-19 Coughs or Exhales
  • COVID-19: Only Wear a Mask if You are Ill with COVID-19 Symptoms (Coughing) or Close Contact With Someone Who May Have COVID-19: WHO
  • COVID-19: Regularly and Thoroughly Wash Your Hands with an Alcohol-Based Hand Rub or Wash Them With Soap and Water WHO
  • Coronavirus Total Cases: 1,424,240 Total Deaths 82,587 Recovered: 312,106 Most Effected Countries: Deaths in Italy:17,217 Spain:14,555, United States: 12,910, Iran:4,003, Netherlands:2,108 Mainland China:3,333, France:10,343, Germany: 1,861, UK:6,171 Belgium:2,035

Details

A Pakistani Christian Killed for Using Water from a Well: the Church Calls for Urgent Measures to Protect Minorities

“We strongly condemn the brutal killing of Saleem Masih: this act of discrimination and prejudice reveals the ignorance and the maximum level of intolerance of the people involved in the killing of young Christians”: this is how Fr. Qaisar Feroz OFM Cap, Executive Secretary of the Bishops’ Commission for Social Communications, comments to Agenzia Fides the episode of the murder of 22-year-old Saleem Masih, tortured and killed because he was guilty of “contaminating” the well from which he had drawn water to wash himself after work. The young man, called with the derogatory term “choora” (dirty, untouchable), was beaten and tortured with a red-hot iron bar.

Transported to the hospital of Lahore, capital of Punjab, died on February 28, three days after the attack in the village of Baguyana, in the district of Kasur, in Punjab. Fr. Qaisar continues: “It is sad to know that a person is killed for having washed himself at a well, on charges of having polluted the water in the well. Saleem was washing himself after working in the agricultural fields. It is urgent to change this mentality: we must treat everyone as human beings, but many people are full of hatred towards non-Muslims. Now another human being has been killed”.

Sabir Michael, renowned human rights and minority rights activists, speaking with Fides declares: “I express my serious concern about this incident because such incidents occur sequentially against religious minorities in Pakistan who are socially, economically and politically disadvantaged. This murder shows that the government and state authorities are unable to control such discrimination and persecution because of faith. “Michael also states: “We, as a Christian community, are asking for justice for Saleem Masih and are calling for the immediate arrest of the perpetrators. The case must be brought to an anti-terrorism court: this is an act of terror, people cannot be killed for such matters”.

Nasir Saeed, director of the NGO “CLAAS” (Center for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement) notes to Fides: “We want Saleem’s family to obtain justice and for the killers to be behind bars. But, since the perpetrators of the crime are influential people it will not be easy because the Pakistani police are often biased when it comes to cases between Muslims and non-Muslims”. “In this same district – he recalls – the Christian couple Shama and Shahzad Masih were burned lives after false accusations of blasphemy in 2014. The well-known case of Asia Bibi was similar: the dispute started for a water source. The young student Javed Anjum was tortured for five days for drinking water from the tap of a madrasa (Islamic school), but he was unable to survive and died after 11 days in the hospital”.

Nasir Saeed notes that “this is not an isolated case, but such cases occur every day throughout Pakistan and have often not been reported in the media”. It is necessary to take measures and restore justice, stop torture and discriminatory treatment on religious base”, he concludes~Agenzia Fides

Easter of Charity for Christians and Muslims Even in the Area Still Controlled by Jihadists

In the Oronte valley, in the three villages Knaye, Yacoubieh and Gidaideh – about 50 km from Idlib – hundreds of Christians are still there together with priests Hanna Jallouf and Luai Bsciarat, both Franciscans of the Custody of the Holy Land, who remained to carry out the pastoral work in that territory still subject to the domination of the jihadist militants of Tahrir al Sham, opponents of the Syrian government. In the last few days, the military conflict in the area has taken on a level of semi-truce, both because of the precautions taken by the various parties involved to avoid contagion from Covid-19, and above all because of the ceasefire agreement negotiated at the beginning of March between Russia and Turkey, forces that in the field of conflict support respectively the Syrian government army and the anti-Assad militias
Read More

Smart Thermometer Shows Fevers Dropping in Areas with Sheltering Measur

the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, one sign that social distancing measures may be working is that people’s temperatures – a symptom of the virus – are dropping in some cities in the U.S., according to a smart thermometer company. The data could give health officials an early look into how the virus is progressing
Read More

Robot Waiters Speak and Serve Food at this Restaurant

Collaborative robots known as “cobots” are becoming big business. Restaurants in the U.S. and in countries around the world are using robots at restaurants. According to BIS Research, in 2018, the cobot market registered a revenue of $580.8 million and is projected to reach $9.13 billion by 2024
Read More

COVID 19 South Sudan Preparedness

South Sudan on Sunday announced its first confirmed coronavirus infection, a United Nations staff member, becoming one the last African countries to confirm the virus. But, years of civil war and low funding have left the world’s youngest nation with a fragile healthcare system, raising fears that the virus – if left unchecked – could quickly spread
Read More

Subscribe Our You Tube Channel

Fighting Fake News

Fighting Lies






0

Related Article

Posted on: Sunday, April 5, 2020 | By: crimeandmoreworld - Copy Editing Desk

Russian Authorities Detain Doctor Who Exposed Flaws in COVID-19 Response: Amnesty International

According to a communique released by Amnesty International, Anastasia Vasilyeva, her colleagues from the Alliance of Doctors union, and accompanying journalists were detained at the entrance to Okulovka, a village in Novgorod region (western Russia) on 2 April. The volunteers had brought masks and other protective equipment for medics at the local hospital

Posted on: Saturday, March 28, 2020 | By: crimeandmoreworld - News Desk

Decision to Confine Thousands of Migrants into Camp in Bosnia Inhumane and Puts Lives at Risk: Amnesty International

According to a communique released by Amnesty International on 27 March, thousands of refugees, migrants and asylum-seekers trying to make their way into Europe are currently stranded in Una-Sana Canton in the north-west of Bosnia and Herzegovina. While about 4,100 are accommodated in the temporary reception facilities managed by International Organization for Migration (IOM), an estimated 3,000 are sleeping in squats in abandoned buildings or sleeping rough and are now at risk of being relocated to the Lipa camp

Posted on: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | By: crimeandmoreworld - Copy Editing Desk

Civil Society Organisations Call on Niger Authorities to End Harassment on Human Rights Defenders

Several civil society organisations have today expressed concern over the arrest of at least 15 of their members and the detention and prosecution of seven of them. These events are taking place in the context of an increasingly deteriorating climate for civil society in Niger where several serious violations of fundamental freedoms have been recorded in recent weeks

Posted on: Monday, March 23, 2020 | By: crimeandmoreworld - Copy Editing Desk

Egyptian Security Forces Disappear, Torture Children: Human Rights Watch

The report, “‘No One Cared He Was A Child’: Egyptian Security Forces’ Abuse of Children in Detention,” documents abuses against 20 children between the ages of 12 and 17 when they were arrested

Posted on: Saturday, March 21, 2020 | By: crimeandmoreworld - Copy Editing Desk

Witness Testimony Confirms Armed Group Prepared Mass Killings: Amnesty International

Key witnesses have told Amnesty International that the appalling attacks in Burkina Faso northern Yatenga province on 8 March were perpetrated by a ‘self-defence’ armed group that has often operated alongside the country’s military

Top

Beware of Fake News and Fake Messages on Social Media

Always follow websites of traditional media outlets whether newspapers, magazines,Television News Channels or Radio Stations and authentic online only media outlets.They still maintain journalism excellence and stress on reportorial talent.On the other hand, fake news websites run by people with non journalism background and promote their own ideology with fake news and disinformations and obviously conspiracy theories.

But unfortunately mainstream media also manipulates news to establish their story angle.There were various instances when News papers and TV Channels promoted fake news/conspiracy theories in the form of out of context or manipulated pictures/videos and distorted informations.

Always check the URL of any website.Some fake news websites look like the orginal and popular one the same layout,Logo but if you check the URL you may find extra words like if the orginal website's URL is www.xxx.com the duplicate one might be www.xxx.com.co or something like that so first check the URL for authentic informations.

Check whether photos are original or photoshopped.Check Google images for authenticity.You can find help from Google Reverse Images search.

Check the news sources from other websites whether they picked up the story or not.

Whether the website layout is little bit clumsy and obviously grammatical mistakes and spelling mistakes.

Follow official websites relating to COVID-19

WHO Clarifies the disinformation about the virus: 
COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates
Cold Weather and Snow can not kill the new coronavirus
Taking a Hot Bath Does Not Prevent COVID-19
COVID-19 Can not be transmitted through mosquito bites

Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body will not kill viruses that have already entered your body. Spraying such substances can be harmful to clothes or mucous membranes (i.e. eyes, mouth)

According to World Health Organization (WHO): Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water

Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth . If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early

Stay at home if you begin to feel unwell, even with mild symptoms such as headache and slight runny nose, until you recover.

If you develop fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical advice promptly as this may be due to a respiratory infection or other serious condition

Follow WHO guidelines www.who.int

When you follow COVID-19 related news and messages from social media then check and recheck it before consuming it.Follow journalism mantra: if your mother says she loves you, check it out.

Most of the messages or informations quote different organizations like WHO, UNICEF, UNDP,Cambridge University  or other well known institutes ,organizations or individual.Check official websites of these organizations  if stories are repeated there

Forwarding messages from unknown sources or little known sources  then it would be better to ignore it.

Check whether any logo like UNICEF or WHO or other organizations used in the messages which look similar to original logo.

These type of messages are full of Grammatical mistakes and spelling mistakes which are quite uncommon in original messages.

Don't rely on social media messages that the lockdown will last for more than 3 months. Check any related information only on Government Web Portals and social media platforms of various Government Agencies.

Some fake messages pretend to be real one like unofficial Twitter handle of international media organizations like BBC,CNN,Washinton Post, New York Times-check the official Twitter handles of media outlets.

You can identify fake messages if the message requests you to share it.

Beware of Fake News or Fake Photos/Videos Relating to Communal Hatred 

Always check the fact checking sites if you have some doubts about the authenticity of any information or picture.

www.boomlive.in

www.altnews.in

https://check4spam.com

https://smhoaxslayer.com

www.factchecker.in

www.allsides.com

www.factcheck.org

www.newsbusters.org

www.politifact.com

www.snopes.com

www.propublica.org

The Same Method Applies to You Tube Videos Check the Source the credibility of the Source.To Check Fake You Tube Videos Check and Recheck the sources. Does the person have the legal right to the video posted? Did that person capture the video? Whether it has been altered?

But due to advancement of technology we can not really wipe out fake news.According to experts advent of  Artificial Intelligence(AI) some companies small or big one developing  technologies that can  lay digitally created script to anybody's voice  even words,sentences never said by the person.Even they are developing a technology which can create fake video footage,images,audios like originals.So be cautious! Rumour-mongers are active everywhere whether in physical world or cyber world.

For any further information relating to fake news and how-to search authentic information write to us info@crimeandmoreworld.com

Read the COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories

CRIME & MORE WORLD

Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy more information

Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy

Close