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India’s ‘blackest day’ returns to haunt 25 years after Babri Mosque demolition

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Exactly 25 years ago, on December 6, 1992, I stood and watched the worst crime ever committed on Indian soil – the demolition of the Babri Masjid, a mosque in Ayodhya, by Hindu extremists in broad daylight. The black deed is watershed in the history of contemporary India and a milestone in my career as a professional journalist. Painful memories of that day still make me shudder. “The 25th anniversary of that fateful day brings a sense of foreboding. The historical and psychological ...

EU urges Israel to halt demolition of Palestinian homes

Saturday, 6 February 2016

The EU also repeated its rejection to Israel expanding its settlements in the occupied West Bank

Synagogue attacker’s family penalized

Friday, 28 November 2014

Israel so far did not demolish home of Ghassan Abu Jamal, man behind deadly attack on Jerusalem synagogue

Punitive Israeli house demolitions a ‘war crime’: HRW

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Israel is demolishing the family homes of Palestinians suspected of carrying out attacks on Israelis

Palestinian shepherds bitter at rise in Israeli demolitions

Thursday, 13 March 2014

In 2013, Israel demolished 663 Palestinian dwellings and farming structures, the highest number in five years

Demolition work causes Makkah homes to crack

Monday, 13 January 2014

Houses on the al-Madafea Mountain on the outskirts of Saudi Arabia's Makkah have started to crack because of ongoing demolition work to remove parts of the mountain for the Grand Mosque expansion project, local residents said. They told Dammam-based Alsharq newspaper on Sunday that the roofs and walls of several houses have cracked or fallen down as a result of the earth shaking when dynamite is used to remove parts of the rocks. "We have not been financially compensated to vacate our homes ...

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