Africa, Africa : Booker Rising on independence leader Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, and freedom of speech (or lack of) in Uganda.
"this degrading practice, which our traditions and our faith detest" - Gay Lib doesn't seem to be catching on in Senegal.
"All the defendants are devout Muslims and Akram went to the same mosque as the victim" - I'm pretty sure Islam didn't require that Akeel Shah stab Adnan Patel to death - because Patel quite rightly objected to Shah's gang selling dope to his little brother. Clint D'Mello, 24, from Leyton, and his friends Moneeb Khalid, 21, of Seventh Avenue, Manor Park, and Mohsin Akram, 19, of Brady Mead, Beckton, were cleared of murder but convicted of violent disorder, while Akeel Shah, 24, from Leytonstone, was convicted of murder. Shah was ordered to serve a minimum of 15 years.
Victory for decency in Alabama
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