Osama Bin Javaid


India: Leading BJP figures to face trial in Babri mosque case

India's Supreme Court has ordered that the co-founder of the ruling BJP, L K Advani, and other leaders be tried for criminal conspiracy in the demolition of a 16th-century mosque about 25 years ago.


Kashmir unrest: Videos showing abuse spark anger

A teenager has been killed as violence continues in Indian-administered Kashmir. A local by-election was postponed last week after dozens of students were injured at a local college.

Middle East

Iraq : Shia militia accused of ethnic cleansing in Sunni areas

Rights groups have accused Shia militia of abuse and marginalisation of Sunni Arabs in Iraq. Most of the 3.4 million people displaced in the country are Sunni.

Middle East

The youth bringing social change to Iraqi Kurdistan

While the world's attention is on fighting ISIL in Iraq, many youth are trying to break stereotypes and change that image. Some in the Kurdish region say they are taking up projects and activities to bring positive change to their society.