Shira Banki, 16, was among six people stabbed at the Jerusalem march
on Thursday by a suspect identified as an ultra-Orthodox Jew released
from prison only weeks earlier for a similar attack.
The five other victims suffered light injuries.
family said Shira had been murdered because "she came to support the
rights of her friends and any person to live as they wish". "For
no reason and due to evil, stupidity and negligence, the life of our
wonderful flower was cut off," they said in a statement.
suspect, Yishai Shlissel, had stabbed and wounded three people at the
2005 Gay Pride march in Jerusalem. He served 10 years in prison and was
released just three weeks ago. Before the latest assault he posted
a letter on the Internet speaking of the "abomination" of a Gay Pride
parade being held in the Holy City and the need to stop it.
formed a committee following harsh criticism over how Shlissel - who
has told the court he did not a…
“I blew it” to air on Mzansi Wethu DStv Channel 163 Saturdays at 7h30 PM premiering on 06 October. SOMETIMES MONEY COSTS TOO MUCH! This October, Mzansi Magic takes a thought-provoking look into the lives of South Africans who received an unexpected windfall, and in an instant, blew it all. This sometimes-humorous, often tragic documentary, takes a deep look into the psyche of ordinary South Africans and how they’ve acted when presented wealth beyond their wildest dreams. I Blew It explores the heady intoxication of life with no monetary restrictions, and the sudden change in relationships and family dynamics. The show creates a dialogue about the psychology of money and the influence or wealth it comes with, through the stories of ordinary people. Each episode covers the story of a single participant, starting with their unexpected acquisition of wealth, followed by how the money was “blown”, ending with where the person is now – very often finding themselves in a worse financial state t…
This Sunday things were hectic on the Idols SA stage, with the Top 10 performing live to impress South Africa to win votes to go through to the next round. The judges submitted songs, and contestants had to choose a song they would like to perform from the judges submission.
Most contestants really did up their game and sure they will get SA to save them, sadly there must be someone going home each week.
Here is a short brief of what went down!
The opening performance was by Elwira Standili performing "Without You" and she nailed it! Such a calm performance.
Followed by Karabo Mogane performing "I try" by Mercy Gray, he was good, really enjoyed the performance, and by the look of things and judging from what I read on social media people loved it. This guy is a performer, I've loved every performances he have done so far.
Amanda Ntoni, so natural! She played it safe with Jassie J's "Say You Love Me".