Afghan family resettled in small Missouri town faced isolation. Now their son is dead...


by Hastings Tribune

Hastings Tribune— KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As a boy in Afghanistan, Rezwan Kohistani dreamed of being a respected doctor and helping people.

Mail Online—EXC:Son of ousted Indiana pastor now faces his own sexual abuse claims. Two of the alleged victims accused Jeremiah Lowe, 39, of molesting them when they were youngsters. His ex-wife claims he forced her to have sex with him, choked and beat her.

the Guardian—‘I dared not look at the faces’: the Afghan man who lost 22 family members in the quake. Karim Nyazai recounts his experiences since the devastating earthquake that struck Afghanistan this week Karim Nyazai has been travelling to and from his family’s remote village and the city of Sharan where he lives since the devastating earthquake that struck Afghanistan on Wednesday morning, burying dead family members in the village and taking injured ones to a hospital in the city. The 28-year-old was scrolling through Facebook at about 1am on Wednesday in Sharan, the capital of Paktika...

The Telegraph—Archie Battersbee: Family win right to appeal against ruling that son is brain dead. A lawyer representing the 12-year-old’s family argued that evidence had not shown 'beyond reasonable doubt' that the youngster was dead