Who is Cyntoia Brown and why are celebrities demanding her freedom?

The case of 16 year old sex trafficed Cyntoia Brown has resurfaced.In 2004 she was sentenced to life in prison for murder despite a horrific past of abuse and sex trafficking. Celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Rihanna demand she is freed on social media. 1 day ago

Ratko Mladić sentenced to life imprisonment for Bosnia genocide

Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been sentenced to life imprisonment for genocide. Mladic was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanities including persecution, murder and extermination committed in the 1990s Bosnian war. Mladic was removed from the court moments before the verdict was announced for shouting at the judges. 1 day ago

Worst countries for gay rights

Some of the worst countries for gay rights include Iran, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Northern Ireland, and some African countries. 6 days ago

Protesters burn effigies of Donald Trump and Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte

Protesters set a swastika-style effigy of Donald Trump on fire during the second consecutive day of protests against the US president. Hundreds of people protested Trump in the Philippines, the fifth and final leg of his Asia tour, where he was attending the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.  10 days ago

Why is Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe being held in Iran?

Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested whilst on holiday i with her three-year-old daughter after visiting her grandparents in Iran of April 2016. The British-Iranian mother was sentenced to five years in prison, accused of trying to overthrow the regime, a charge she denies. 10 days ago

Activists scale Sydney Opera House in protest of Manus island detention centre

Four members of Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance scaled Sydney Opera House on Nov. 8.They hoped to unfurl a banner criticizing the government for its handling of the detention centre on Manus Island.Currently 600 men are refusing to leave the detention centre that closed on Oct. 31 due to concerns for their safety from the local people of Manus Island.One of the activists was apprehended by police. 14 days ago

Lebanese band Mashrou Leila take final bow at controversial Cairo concert

The unfurling of a rainbow flag at the show by Lebanese rock band Mashrou and amp;#39; Leila - whose singer is openly gay - on 23 September sparked a harsh anti-LGBT crackdown in Egypt. Seven attendees who allegdly held a rainbow flag at the concert were later arrested by authorities who claimed they were promoting sexual deviancy. 21 days ago

Manus Immigration Detainees Refuse To Leave Closing Detention Center

A video by Refugee Action Collective Victoria shows refugees and asylum seekers performing a peaceful protest in the Australian run detention center in Manus Island, Papau New Guinea. The detainees are worried about leaving the controversial detention center that is closing on Tuesday 31, Oct. In the video a spokesperson claims they are vulnerable to attacks from the locals, the unnamed man also explains they are unarmed and refusing to leave. 23 days ago

Over 300,000 Rohingya children outcast and desperate amid refugee crisis

Simon Ingram, from the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF), warned that the Rohingya refugee crisis is not going to be short term. Around 600,000 people have fled Myanmar for neighbouring Bangladesh in recent months, with around 340,000 of them estimated to be children. Oct 20, 2017

Philippines Duterte lashes out at EU on UN expulsion threat

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at the European Union on 12 October after some of its lawmakers warned Manila it could lose its UN membership over his war on drugs. The firebrand leader has also ordered all the EU diplomats to leave his country within 24 hours over their criticism of his bloody campaign. Oct 13, 2017

Shocking video shows Miami Dolphins coach Chris Foerster snorting white powder

The video was reportedly sent by Foerster to Kijuana Nige, who then posted the clip on Facebook. In the video, Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster can be seen snorting three white lines before going to a meeting, and reminiscing about previous times he had taken the drugs. The Miami Dolphins have released a statement saying they are aware of the video. Oct 9, 2017

Egypt makes World Cup for first time In 28 years

Egypt have qualified for the football World Cup for the first time since 1990.Mohamed Salahs injury-time penalty gave them a 2-1 win against Congo, making them the second African team after Nigeria to secure a place in next years tournament in Russia. Oct 9, 2017