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Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan

It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – those who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanistan and Bangladesh – who identify as transgender, an… Continue reading

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Iran flogged and executed two teenagers guilty of rape without notifying family, Amnesty reports

Under the cloak of secrecy seemingly to avoid international outrage, Iranian authorities have flogged and executed two teenage boys without notifying their family or lawyers – a flagrant violation of international human rights. Continue reading

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Iranian girls being forced into child marriage at record rate: report

An unprecedented number of Iranian girls were forced into marriage in Iran over the past year, according to a Radio Farda report. Continue reading

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Jailed Iranian musician rebuffs regime’s ban by releasing album about war and oppression

Mehdi Rajabian, 29, is on temporary bail from the brutality that lurks behind the walls of Tehran’s notorious Evin prison – but he wants the world to know the oppression and fear he and many more face at every moment under the iron thumb of the reg… Continue reading

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Brunei’s crackdown on homosexuality: Why Kingdom is implementing draconian Sharia law

In an age when global awareness in decriminalizing homosexuality is gaining momentum, the excessively wealthy, Muslim-majority nation of Brunei is going in the opposite direction. On Wednesday, it will officially apply the final stages of its harsh int… Continue reading

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Beverly Hills Hotel braces for fresh celebrity boycott after George Clooney criticizes Sultan of Brunei owner for Sharia Law

It has been almost five years since the infamous celebrity boycott of the storied Beverly Hills Hotel came and went, after it was revealed that its owner – the Sultan of Brunei – had decided to implement a harsh interpretation of the Islamic Penal … Continue reading

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Saudis release three women’s rights activists from jail temporarily amid international pressure

Three Saudi women who have been jailed nearly a year for their activism and for speaking to foreign journalists were granted temporary release Thursday. Continue reading

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Brunei deems gay sex and adultery punishable with death by stoning

Gay sex and adultery will be punished with death by stoning in the Southeast Asian kingdom of Brunei beginning next week as part of the nation’s gradual implementation of sharia law. Continue reading

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Male rape emerging as one of the most under-reported weapons of war

It is one of the darkest, most secretive weapons used in war. But slowly, the widespread nature of sexual abuse of boys and men is being cast under an anguished limelight as survivors and activists seek more awareness and perpetrator accountability. Continue reading

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American woman stuck in Saudi Arabia granted residency after years of repression

The American teacher who was trapped in Saudi Arabia after her marriage fell apart due to the country’s draconian guardianship laws that give men power over women’s movements has been granted residency in the kingdom and given access to her bank account. Continue reading

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Jailed Saudi women’s rights activist subjected to ‘brutal torture and sexual harassment’, brother claims

On the eve of International Women’s Day, disturbing reports coming out of Saudi Arabia are shedding new light on alleged abuses against women fighting for equal rights in the conservative kingdom. Continue reading

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American woman stuck in Saudi Arabia, not allowed to leave over kingdom’s guardianship laws

A young American woman who married a Saudi man is trapped in the country with no legal way of getting out. Continue reading

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LGBTQ groups condemn Trump administration’s campaign to end criminalization of homosexuality worldwide as stunt

The Trump administration – led by the openly gay U.S Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell – announced a new initiative aimed at bringing an end to the criminalization of homosexuality worldwide. But not all rights groups are championing it…. Continue reading

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Iran hangs man on anti-gay charge – as Europe turns blind eye to human rights abuses and tries to circumvent US sanctions

The Islamic Republic of Iran executed a man in January for an alleged violation of the country’s anti-gay law, a shocking capital punishment meted out as European countries implement a financial mechanism to evade U.S. sanctions against the mullah re… Continue reading

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U.S. Navy offers what Venezuelan regime can’t: Urgent health care

While the Venezuelan government continues downplay the horrific humanitarian and economic crisis,a floating US Navy hospital, USNS Comfort, is attempting to alleviate some of the burden. Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee: President Trump, Asia Bibi is a Christian under threat of death in Pakistan — please help her

Her lawyer fled Pakistan and is seeking asylum in the Netherlands. There are reports that Islamic hardliners are going house to house, hunting her and her family down to kill them. Continue reading

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UK slammed for not granting asylum to Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi over security fears

After eight years languishing on death row on what most western leaders contend were unfounded blasphemy charges, newly acquitted Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi remains in hiding from Islamic extremists after the U.K. denied her political asylum. Continue reading

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Burma doubles down on claims to justify treatment of Rohingya minority

Repatriation efforts for Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Burma to Bangladesh in the face of alleged ethnic cleansing – even genocide – at the hands of the Buddhist-majority Burmese military are slated to begin this month. However, much of the inter… Continue reading

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Trump on US pastor jailed in Turkey: ‘We will pay nothing for the release of an innocent man’

The American pastor jailed in Turkey on espionage and terrorism-related charges was praised by President Trump on Thursday who called him “a great patriot hostage” — and said the U.S. would “pay nothing for the release of an innocent man.” Continue reading

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Trump’s Singapore summit, a first step, being trashed by many pundits

On this, perhaps, we can all agree: It is better that President Trump is talking to Kim Jong Un than exchanging threats over nuclear war. Continue reading

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