Wednesday, 22 January 2014
Good morning all please i and my brother needs help and justice, it
really hurts me to see my brother lying critically at the hospital
after he was been beaten and almost killed by a drunk soldier this
morning at about 9 am in benin, i was running late for my place of
work and my brother decided to drop me off and also picked some
passengers to help drop them off, as my bro was driving and he saw and
elderly woman so he stopped to help her and the drunk soldier who
parked his vehicle asked my bro to come down and my bro was like
please sir i want to drop my brother at his place of work ,the next
thing, the drunk driver soldier slapped my bro and my brother started
pleading with him the next thing he did he went to his car and brought
out a rod and started beating my bro as if he was an animal , i saw my
bro crying and i felt sad and i started crying my self, after beating
him and holding his neck very tight , the drunk soldier later dragged
him to the road and asked him to do frog jump and my bro was almost
hit my a car as you can see in the video, my bro was bleeding and
later we took him to the hospital where he is been treated , please we
need justice as i know this wont happen in any civilised country , how
can a person in his right senses do this to his fellow human , please
we need justice and please what should we do from here ?
half-naked black woman was published on fashion website Buro 24/7 on
Martin Luther King Day
Racism row: Dasha Zhukova on the 'black woman' chair
The girlfriend of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has said sorry after
sitting on a chair made to look like a half-naked black woman on
Martin Luther King Day.
Fashion website Buro 24/7 used the offensive image of Dasha Zhukova to
illustrate an unrelated interview about the former model's new
However the picture was posted as America celebrated their national
holiday to remember civil rights leader Dr King on Monday.
"This is incredibly racist," Organising for Women's Liberation tweeted
after discovering the pictures.
While Musa Okwonga wrote: "The slave chair is the perfect metaphor for
how black women are treated by the fashion industry."
Alex Tunzelmann added: "Even in the grim, tasteless world of fashion
photography, this revolting racists image published on MLK Day! -
Zhukova quickly deleted the image from her Instagram page after she
was met with a barrage of irate comments while Buro later cropped out
the chair in the picture.
And the 32-year-old apologised, saying: "I utterly abhor racism, and
would like to apologise to anyone who has been offended by this
The photograph showing her sitting in the shocking chair was published
"completely out of context", she said
Zhukova and Abramovich, who is worth £8.5 billion, have two children
Aaron Alexander, four and 10-month-old Leah Lou.
Neither Buro 24/7 nor Dasha Zhukova were available for comment.