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What’s Going on in the Muslim World?

by in World on 15th October, 2018

1. BREAKING: Turkish Officials said to search Saudi consulate

The US president speaks to King Salman, to search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The Turkish authorities have set out to search for Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who entered the consulate in Istanbul from October 2nd and was not seen since. as Turkish authorities set to search Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul on October 2, to obtain a document certifying he divorced his ex-wife. He has not been seen since. Some sources believe the journalist was killed inside the Saudi consulate, describing it as a ‘premeditated murder”.

Donald Trump spoke with the Saudi King on Saturday, King Salman, who “denies any knowledge of whatever may have happened” to Jamal Khashoggi.

2. Seven  Rohingya men handed to Myanmar in Bangladesh

The Rohingya live in fear in New Delhi as 7 men were handed over to border guards. The Rohingya, now live in fear of deportation, as a policeman entered the camp asking for Alam, a 27-year-old Rohingya refugee who has lived in India since 2012, to fill out a 6 page document, after he refused, he said he would be back the next day since he could not find other men who were out at work.

“Today, if you will not cooperate with us, we will not cooperate with you tomorrow,” the policeman warned. “He has been coming to the camp almost every day for a week and insists that we fill these forms,” said .  The Indian government will send these forms to the Myanmar embassy and then we will be deported forcibly.”

3. Founder of 23 code street Anisah Osman Britton joins Backstage Capitol

Backstage Capital is Launching in London, “Investors aren’t used to seeing people that look like you, you’re already 10 points down when you walk in the door, you better know your sh*t.” So what is it? Backstage capital is an accelerator and fund, that seeks to back underrepresented founders.

Hamilton, the founder is an ex-music tour manager, and the only, “black, queer woman to,  “have ever built a venture capital firm from scratch.  Today, Backstage Capital is backed by Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield and Michael Gamson, SVP at Linkedin, to date, the company has invested in 100 companies totaling an investment amount of $5M.”

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