Section : Forum/Letter/Opinion

Deaths in rural Ethiopia spark outcry

For decades, herders in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo Valley have relied on guns to fend off rivals as well as hyenas and lions roaming the forests and plains. But over the…

Pressure mounts to expel, try IS fighters

US President Donald Trump’s decision to take custody of dozens of high-value Islamic State militants from the under-siege Kurds avoided their possible release but raised the pressure on Washington and…

Malaysia must scrap ‘cruel’ death penalty

Police sometimes use torture to extract confessions from suspects in death penalty cases and their trials are often unfair. Amnesty International has been piling pressure on the Malaysian government to…

Venezuelans turn to alternative medicine

The small waiting room at the home of self-styled healer ‘Brother Guayanes’ in Caracas’ rundown Petare district fills up quickly with patients — business has never been better. With Venezuela’s…