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International Women’s Day Rally in Turkey Turns Violent


ISTANBUL — Turkish police on Sunday briefly detained at least one woman and fired rubber bullets to disperse a crowd of hundreds of people trying to mark International Women’s Day in central Istanbul. The group, which gathered two days before official Women’s Day commemorations on March 8 in order to …

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Society killed this teenager | R.I.P. Rehtaeh Parsons


“Rehtaeh Parsons had a goofy sense of humour and loved playing with her little sisters. She wore glasses, had long, dark hair and was a straight-A student whose favourite subject was science.On Sunday night, the 17-year-old’s family took her off life-support. Three days earlier, on Thursday night, she hanged herself …

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