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Homophobic attacks rise in Greece

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Greek human rights groups condemned a rise in attacks on gays Monday after two young men were savagely beaten in Athens.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Argentina rights activist finds stolen grandson after 36 years

Undated file picture showing Estela de Carlotto (left), the president of Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo (Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo) --an association that seeks to reunite babies stolen during the military regime (1976-1983) with their biological parents or relatives--with activist Adolfo Perez Esquivel (right) in Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires. Argentina rights activist Estela de Carlotto found her stolen grandson on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, after a 35-year-search.  AFP PHOTO/ARCHIVOS TELAM

An Argentine grandmother whose rights group has fought to find babies stolen during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship finally found her long-lost grandson Tuesday, 36 years after he was snatched from his mother.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US slaps sanctions on Uganda over anti-gay laws


Angered by anti-gay laws condemned here as “vile persecution,” the United States slapped sanctions on Uganda on Thursday, cancelling a military exercise and imposing visa bans on some officials.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Solon: DOLE to blame for workers’ death


The Department of Labor and Employment shares the blame for the death of eight workers after they were trapped inside a burning Pasay City warehouse that had allegedly been locked by their employer, according to Gabriela party-list Rep. Emmi de Jesus.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PH tolerates gays but abuses continue, says UN-backed study

Filipino gays and lesbians march with placards on the University of the Philippines campus in Manila on June 28, 2011, as the world celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride. The LGBT group urged President Benigno Aquino to recognise and promote human rights for gays and lesbians. AFP FILE PHOTO

Gays are increasingly tolerated in Philippine society but discrimination persists and they remain vulnerable to hate crimes, according to a United Nations-backed study released Monday.

Posted: May 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »