Christian Pakistani man Imtiaz Masih has been acquitted after a four-year legal battle when he was tortured and forced to confess to the killing of his Muslim employer's brother.
The European Center of Law and Justice announced on Thursday that its affiliate in Pakistan, the Organization for Legal Aid, managed to successfully acquit Masih after a court found that the prosecution witnesses made conflicting statements, and could not be trusted.
"False accusations of crimes are all too common in Pakistan. Usually, people falsely accuse others to settle personal scores or simply to implicate an easy target to divert attention from the real culprit," the ECLJ explained. more >>
LG recently announced the release of their new smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane, Sunday, months before the Berlin IFA in September this year.
Korean electronics and telecom conglomerate, LG unveiled its premium smartwatch on Feb. 15, jumping the gun on the International Franchise Association's (IFA) Berlin trade show for consumer electronics and appliances on Sept. 4.
The Urbane is described as a high-end predominantly metal Android fashion statement that's rumored to be LG's answer to the Apple Watch. more >>
Two Australian men, members of the infamous Bali Nine, have been transferred to a prison in Indonesia, pending their execution.
Australians Andrew Chan, 31, and Myuran Sukumuran, 33, ringleaders of the notorious Bali Nine, who were convicted for smuggling heroin in the Indonesian island province in 2005, have been transported to Nusa Kambangan prison off Indonesia's main island of Java to face execution by firing squad.
Despite pleas for amnesty from the Australian government and the international community, the convicted drug smugglers, together with five other drug traffickers from Brazil, France, Ghana, Indonesia, Nigeria, and the Philippines are due to face a firing squad. Tony Spontana, the Attorney General Office's spokesman, gave no exact date for the execution. more >>
Manny Pacquiao has been known in the Philippines and even in the whole world as a boxing superstar and soon-to-be legend, but recently, he ventured into professional basketball in his home country. However, one man expressed he is not a fan of Pacquiao the baller in the harshest way possible.
Former Oklahoma City Thunder player Daniel Orton criticized Pacquiao after the latter played for the Kia Carnival in a PBA match on Wednesday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
In a report by Josh Castro of Dugout Philippines, Orton, who currently plays for the Carnival's opponents Purefoods Star Hotshots, ranted that Pacquiao, the world's only eight-division world boxing champion, is not suited for professional basketball. more >>
Hindi film celebrities in Bollywood took to social media on Valentine's Day, spreading their own messages of love to their fans and the public on social media.
Bollywood film stars promoted messages of peace, love, and happiness on Twitter last Feb. 14 to commemorate Valentine's Day in India.
Several celebrities from India's Bollywood took Twitter by storm, posting messages of love for their partners, fans, and the public, while others, like director, Shirish Kunder and composer, Vishal Dadlani made fun of the Hindu Mahasabha's guiding moral principle of marrying off couples expressing any form of affection. more >>
The Sydney Atheists group in Australia has put up a billboard campaign with the message: "Have you escaped religion? We have!" The atheists are arguing that the world suffers because of religion, and said that it makes "no sense" to believe in such "fantasy."
"This world suffers so much at the hands of religion; it doesn't make any sense to believe these stories. It's just fantasy," Steve Marton, the organization's president, told news.com.au.
"Every religion has an agenda, and those agenda are to control people. Most religions have an end goal and usually that involves power and money," he added. more >>