Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax
Thursday, 22 November 2018
The family of Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy before being acquitted three weeks ago, claim they are being hunted by extremists going house to house with their photographs to try to track them down.
John Pontifex, of Aid to the Church in ...Read More...
Posted on 11/22/2018 4:51 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Friday, 16 November 2018
From The Star Photograph from the Rotherham Advertiser
Seven men who groomed and sexually abused South Yorkshire girls as young as 13 were jailed for a combined total of 101 years.
Judge Sarah Wright jailed Mohammed Imran Ali Akhtar, Nabeel Kurshid, Iqlaq Yousaf and Tanweer Ali, Salah Ahmed El-Hakam, ...Read More...
Posted on 11/16/2018 1:55 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
From The Age
Three Melbourne men have been found guilty of plotting a Christmas terror attack at major city landmarks in a jihad-inspired plan to inflict mass carnage.
It can now be revealed Ahmed Mohamed, 26, Abdullah Chaarani, 28, and Hamza Abbas, 23, were on November 2 found guilty of conspiring ...Read More...
Posted on 11/14/2018 2:23 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
From the Guardian
The Foreign Office has been accused of allowing government asylum policy to be dictated to by a Pakistan mob after it was confirmed it urged the Home Office not to grant Asia Bibi political asylum in the UK out of fear for the safety of UK consular staff.
The former UK foreign ...Read More...
Posted on 11/14/2018 7:19 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
From The Telegraph
British far-Right activist Tommy Robinson (NOT far-right, just not far wrong) has not been granted a US visa to meet with Republican lawmakers in Washington this week, an organiser of the meeting said on Monday.
Daniel Pipes, president of the conservative Philadelphia-based ...Read More...
Posted on 11/13/2018 3:35 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Monday, 12 November 2018
To Knightsbridge to attend the vigil outside the Pakistani High Commission organised jointly by Citizen Go and the British Pakistani Christian Association. I arrived as Wilson Chowdhry the Chairman of the BPCA was giving an interview to BBC Asian Network
This is Mr Singer. He spoke of his time working ...Read More...
Posted on 11/12/2018 1:34 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Sunday, 11 November 2018
It being the Centenary of the end of the Great War there have been quite a few events and ways of marking the anniversary up and down the country. I say 'England' because I am English and will have noticed things in England but I know there have been similar events in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. ...Read More...
Posted on 11/11/2018 9:13 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 10 November 2018
In November 2008 I attended a service in London's Whitehall and later wrote this
Last Voices of a Generation. The last three British men alive who fought in the Great War.
I think it is worth revisiting. Since then every veteran of WWII known to me personally has died, parents in law, uncles ...Read More...
Posted on 11/10/2018 9:53 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Friday, 9 November 2018
From the Telegraph. When I noticed this report first thing I'm sure the authorities were saying there was no terrorist motive . . . Why do they always say this before they have time to know; they are not fooling anybody.
A man went on a stabbing spree in the centre of Melbourne on Friday after apparently ...Read More...
Posted on 11/09/2018 7:15 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Thursday, 8 November 2018
It is in all the newspapers that thankfully Asia Bibi is out of prison in Multan where she has been held for eight years.
The British Pakistani Christian Association release says
Asia Bibi has been set free from her long-term home under captivity at Multan Jail and we confirmed this with media ...Read More...
Posted on 11/08/2018 5:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Wednesday, 7 November 2018
Four years ago at the Tower of London, from August until Remembrance Sunday in November 2014 ceramic poppies were planted in the moat by volunteers until there were enough (888,246) to represent every British man killed during the Great War.
This week to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ...Read More...
Posted on 11/07/2018 4:12 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Monday, 5 November 2018
A refugee school student under investigation by the Home Office over claims he lied about his age told a fellow pupil he was a married father-of-two, it has been alleged. The asylum seeker reportedly told the pupil he was 25, despite the authorities believing that he is only 15.
Concerns were raised ...Read More...
Posted on 11/05/2018 7:08 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Sunday, 4 November 2018
From the Sunday Telegraph and the Birmingham Mail
Two Islamic schools have been reported to the Government for segregating boys and girls on their premises. The Avecinna Academy and The Wisdom Academy in Birmingham were flagged up for 'sex discrimination' by education watchdog Ofsted.
Avecinna ...Read More...
Posted on 11/04/2018 11:02 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Saturday, 3 November 2018
From the London Evening Standard
The lawyer who represented a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after eight years on death row in Pakistan has fled the country in fear for his life.
Saif Mulook said he had to leave so he could continue to represent Asia Bibi, whose conviction was overturned ...Read More...
Posted on 11/03/2018 7:20 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
Friday, 2 November 2018
Christian woman spared the death penalty after her blasphemy conviction was overturned faces being barred from leaving Pakistan under a deal struck to appease hardliners.
Pakistan's government on Friday night said it had reached an agreement with Islamist parties to end three days of protests which ...Read More...
Posted on 11/02/2018 5:42 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax