Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was famous for his struggle against white minority rule in South Africa, passed away at the age of 90, on December 26. The cause of his death was not revealed. However, Tutu was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the late 1990s and was also ailing due to the disease ever since. He was awarded Noble Peace Prize in 1984 for his non-violent protest against apartheid.
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Former adult-film star Mia Khalifa has been slammed by Twitteratis after she called Israel an "apartheid” state while sharing a picture of her drinking a Nazi-era wine. She had captioned her tweet as, "My wine is older than your apartheid 'state". Her post soon attracted a widespread criticism as one user, while referring to the wine, replied to Mia Khalifa, "Probably, a higher alcohol percentage than your IQ".
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Human Rights Watch has accused the Israeli government of persecuting Palestinians and blamed them for pursuing apartheid-driven policies. The 213-page report criticized Israel's forceful operation on Palestinian-owned territory by laying excessive 'control over demographics.' While Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas stood by the report, the Israel Foreign Ministry termed it ‘preposterous and false.' Earlier, International Criminal Court (ICC… read-more
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