The alleged attack has received extensive coverage and condemnation. However, new information has emerged that Petlakh may have been involved in a physical assault on a Palestinian-American woman shortly before he claims to have been victimized.
Arundhati Roy wants Western audiences to know - Gandhi wasn't who you thought he was. The image of a man-of-the-poor fighting against the British, sharing words of wisdom that fit so perfectly on coffee mugs isn't one based in reality.
A driver rams his car into a queue of people waiting for a tram, killing an Israeli baby girl of three months. The perpetrator had no weapon, training, funding or expertise - save the ability to drive a car - and yet he carried out a deadly terrorist
Her name was Reeva Steenkamp. I'm starting with Reeva because, like so many female victims of violence and abuse, her name has been lost, worse still: voluntarily disregarded. it is the male narrative that dominates our media outlets.