South African Indian News

Torture in Tibet Report


"Besides the iron chair, the pain of thirst was the second worst torture. Due to the blood loss from my body, I felt like I was dying from thirst, but was only given a very small amount of water. Over time, I got used to hunger and sleep deprivation, but never to being thirsty."

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Devi Sankaree Govender attacked in Bloemfontein

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ShareBloemfontein – Devi Sankaree Govender,  who was on location in Bloemfontein for a Carte Blanche shoot, was mugged on Wednesday morning. She tweeted about her ordeal that her chain was ripped off her neck, but she was otherwise unhurt. She walked a few metres from the team and felt a man’s hand around her neck. She said she turned around and started to scream, but then kept quiet as he tightened his grip around her neck.  He quickly ripped off the necklace and walked off as if nothing had happened, she said. A shocked Sankaree Govender said she was happy that nothing worse happened to her. It was the first time in 13 years of working for Carte Blanche that she had been a victim of crime, she added.  The chain and locket, which she had worn every day for the last …

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