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Singapore’s top court upholds anti-gay law


Singapore’s highest court on Wednesday dismissed a constitutional challenge against an archaic law criminalizing sex between men, striking a fresh blow to the city-state’s growing gay-rights movement.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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 »