Archivi giornalieri: aprile 12, 2009

Nepal’s ‘lawless’ communists

Allegations persist in Nepal that the youth brigade of the ruling Maoists is responsible for intimidation, violence and murder.

Many of its members are former child soldiers who fought for the Maoists during the country’s civil war.

Al Jazeera’s Tony Birtley reports from Kathmandu.

‘Servants of God’ in the Philippines

Every Easter, a group in the Philippines gathers to initiate new followers by testing their physical strength and religious faith.

They call themselves the ‘Iron Kings’ and say they are the servants of God.

From the province of Cavite, Al Jazeera’s Marga Ortigas reports.