The poor South Asian nation has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, despite a three-decade-old law which bans marriage for girls under 18 and men under 21.
Taiwanese-born Ms Lin was dropped as the Bundamba candidate on Saturday night a day after she posted on Facebook that “gays should be treated as patients”.
Sakine Cansiz, a founder of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in early 1980s, and two Kurdish women were found dead in the Kurdish Information Centre in Paris.
Descendants of Herero, Nama from what is now Namibia are suing Germany in United States over genocide carried out by German colonial troops in early 1900s.
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Organizers say the Deploraball is a cocktail party for Donald Trump supporters from all ethnic backgrounds and no discriminatory actions will be allowed.
A young Muslim woman was knocked down and dragged along the pavement by her hijab in a “sickening” attack in a busy shopping precinct.
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“We consider this is a huge intimidation to the Japanese nationals,” Japanese-Australian community leader Tetsuhide Yamaoka said in a statement from Tokyo.
In his letter to Trump, Adams cited the NYPD’s claim that there has been a 115 percent spike in hate crimes in New York City since Election Day.
Angela Merkel called for a burqa ban in Germany and said the refugee crisis “must never be repeated” while making her pitch for a fourth term as Chancellor.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak called on the United Nations, International Criminal Court and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to intervene.
“I condemn them. I disavow, and I condemn,” Trump said in a New York Times interview in New York, according to a reporter’s Twitter post.
“We again call marriage equality supporters across all political parties to work together to find a pathway,” said Alex Greenwich of Marriage Equality.
The news comes on the heels of Amnesty International’s “Island of Despair” report, which condemned Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers as torture.
Today some 43,000 people or at least one percent of the population live as slaves, according to the 2016 Global Slavery Index.
Mr Shorten is calling for a free vote on the issue in Parliament — but Mr Turnbull has refused to be drawn on whether he will permit that.
China’s governing Communist Party is set to launch a nationwide crackdown on Christianity.
Izza Leghtas, Senior Advocate for Europe at Refugees International, condemns Asyl-Spray use as “hostility, xenophobia towards asylum-seekers and refugees.”
“There has been no real commitment to reparations and to truth and reconciliation for people of African descent,” UN experts report said.
“I believe we’ve got to start listening to the majority and not the minority,” Senator Pauline Hanson said.
“It would be a good security practice to disallow garments that cover the faces in public places,” Sara Duterte said in a written statement.