Selfie sticks banned in museums

India bans selfie sticks at musems

ASI sources have said that the decision was implemented keeping in view those instances where selfie sticks were getting too close to the artifacts on display. Jul 6, 2017
Welcome to Hell: 1,000 zombies protest on the streets of Hamburg, Germany Play

Welcome to Hell: 1,000 zombies protest on the streets of Hamburg, Germany

A thousand zombies staged a performance protest in Hamburg on July 5, ahead of the G20 summit, to highlight what they feel the summit should be focused on. The 1000 Gestalten activist group gathered 1,000 people for the silent, eerie protest.The group dressed the zombies in grey from head to toe and for several days ahead of the beginning of the G20 summit, on July 7, the protesters have been popping up in small groups across the city. Their performance piece culminated in a large gathering on July 5, when organizers said 1,000 of them walked slowly through the city. The group says they have staged the protest because they want the G20 to stand for a more open, egalitarian society, rather than power in the hands of the few. Jul 6, 2017
Comfort women: Rare footage of Korean victims of Japans sex slavery during WW2 unveiled Play

Comfort women: Rare footage of Korean victims of Japans sex slavery during WW2 unveiled

The first-ever video footage of women presumed to be Koreans, who were victims of Japanese wartime sex slavery during World War II, has been unveiled after 73 years. Until now the wartime atrocities have only been documented in photographs and personal testimony. But now the footage of the victims has been discovered and released by the Seoul National University Human Rights Center via the Seoul Metropolitan Government on Wednesday (5 July). It was filmed in 1944 by an American soldier after the US-China allied forces captured the area from the Japanese military.From the early 1930s to the end of the Second World War, hundreds of thousands of women were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military. It was known to be one of the biggest cases of human trafficking in the 20th century. The tragedy remains a source of pain for the victims and still provokes diplomatic tensions between South Korea and Japan.  Jul 6, 2017