The death of an Asian American evangelist at the hands of a primitive tribe a little more than a week ago raised awareness about how some uncontacted peoples perceive the outside world.
The tribe, referred to as the Sentinelese, is an indigenous collective of at least 15 members living in North Sentinel Island, one of the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal.
A 40-year-old dog owner has now been convicted of manslaughter for killing the dog hunter who poached his pooch earlier this year.
The man, only known by his surname Fan, is now facing three years of prison sentence with a three-year reprieve, according to Shanghaiist.
“Mom it hurts,” these are the final words of the 11-year-old student to his mother after he was accidentally hit by a speeding truck in Taoyuan, Taiwan, on November 24 right before he was rushed to the hospital where succumbed to his injuries.
The boy, whose name has been left out of the reports, was on his way to cram school when the tragic accident happened, according to Taiwanese media TVBS via Taiwan News. He was supposed to be picked up by his cram school teacher, but for reasons unknown, the teacher did not show up to accompany the 4th grade student to the destination.
Gerardo Amolato Maquidato Jr., a Grab driver from the Philippines who was dubbed by citizens as a “good samaritan,” was recently killed by carnappers posed as legitimate passengers on October 26. The app-based service is now working closely with the Philippine National Police – Highway Patrol Group to apprehended the suspects.
A Dalit man was pronounced dead upon arrival after he was brutally beaten while watching people dance at the Hindu festival of Dussehra in Gujarat, western India, on Sunday at around 4:00 a.m.
The victim was identified as Jayesh Solanki, 21, who attended the festival along with his cousins to watch the performance, according to the BBC.